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Fort Myers Fire Department: Homeowner left a pot on the stove while dropping off daughter at work

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Posted at 5:23 PM, Mar 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-01 17:23:29-05

The Fort Myers Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in Lehigh Acres Saturday morning. When first responders arrived, they saw smoke showing from the front of the house. Crews worked to contain the fire.

According to first responders, the homeowner left a pot on the stove while she dropped off her daughter at work. When she returned, she rushed to wake everyone up after seeing smoke coming from the front door. Firefighters say no one was injured.