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South Fort Myers house fire: One person injured, investigators look for cause

One person was taken to the hospital and a dog is dead after a residential fire Tuesday night
Posted at 7:49 AM, Jul 10, 2024

UPDATE: Wednesday, July 10 8:30 am
The South Trail Fire Protection and Rescue District posted new photos of the fire and said it could not determine how it started. Investigators say the fire started in a back bedroom.

Jamaica Bay House Fire
One person was injured Tuesday night in a house fire in the South Fort Myers community of Jamaica Bay

One person was injured Tuesday night, and transported to a hospital as a trauma alert, because of a house fire in the South Fort Myers community of Jamaica Bay.

South Trail Fire District says firefighters responded to Dron Court for a fire inside a manufactured home.

Watch: Fox 4 took drone video over the home while fire fighters worked to get the fire out.

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The South Trail Fire District says two people were inside the home when the fire broke out. They say while firefighters were working, they found a dead dog inside.

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Fire fighters respond to a house fire in Jamaica Bay in South Fort Myers on Tuesday night

South Trail Fire confirmed the house has substantial fire damage and an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire.

Jamaica Bay house fire
One person was injured Tuesday night in a house fire in the South Fort Myers community of Jamaica Bay.

We will update this story as soon as there is new information.