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High-rise apartment tower evacuated during fire call

Posted at 7:42 AM, Apr 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-06 11:19:41-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — At least ten emergency units are on the scene of a reported structure fire at the Oasis Grand apartment complex in Fort Myers.

The call went out at 7:00 a.m.; a call for backup was made about 15 minutes later.

Video provided to Fox 4 shows residents evacuated watching fire engines arrive in front of the building, but no flames were visible.

RAW: Firefighters at Oasis Grand

An employee at the complex said they believed the fire originated in a trash chute.

An investigation is ongoing.