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Flicking Cigarettes during dry season causes fires

Posted at 7:23 AM, Apr 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-01 07:23:20-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Cape Coral Police says they put out afire caused by a cigarette.

The Cape Coral Fire Department responded to a median fire at Pine Island Road and Andalusia Boulevard.

The cause of the fire was determined to be a driver flicking a cigarette into the median.

Cape Coral Police say that this is the third incident the Fire Department has responded to in less than a week due to drivers flicking cigarettes out of their window.