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Dry, windy conditions perfect fire condition that started fire on Gulf Coast Hospital landscape

Posted at 6:29 AM, Mar 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-26 06:29:44-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The South trail fire protection & rescue service district wants to remind people to watch where they put their cigarette butts.

The Fire Department responded to a small landscape fire at Gulf Coast Hospital and was determined to be caused by a cigarette butt.

Dry windy conditions make it possible for fires to spread easily.