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Fire at south Fort Myers church, off U.S. 41 & Trailwinds

Firefighters on scene after 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Villas Wesleyan Church
Fire at Villas Wesleyan Church in Fort Myers
Posted at 10:34 PM, Feb 13, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-14 21:53:38-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Firefighters battled flames and smoke for hours outside of Villas Wesleyan Church, about a mile south of Page Field.

Responders with South Trail Fire & Rescue got to the church, off Trailwinds Drive and east of U.S. 41, after 8 p.m. Tuesday night.

Investigators say flames burned through the structure and the roof with heavy smoke and water damage to the inside.