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Massive piles of debris in Lehigh Acres

Posted at 12:23 PM, Oct 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-22 12:23:57-04

The nearly 20 feet of debris have been a problem for the people living on Randy Lane ever since Hurricane Irma hit. Peter Sansone, who lives at the end of the street, has been dealing with it more than most. An extremely large pile of debris has been growing in his back yard since the county started collecting debris from parts of Lehigh. Sansone says it's more than just an eyesore. 

"They're placing it in a spot which is really just not a good location."

The debris is being unloaded on an old golf course that sits behind Sansone's property. He says it started off with just a few pules of debris. Now, he and his neighbors have seen the amount of debris increase day after day with trucks consistently coming in for hours at a time. 

Sansone told Fox 4, "I would think they would have put it somewhere else, you know? They can do their own mulching anywhere but not where there's houses around". 

While it isn't pretty to look at, Sansone says that his main concern is for the saftey of himself and his neighbors. 

"Let's face it. It's a fire hazard to the the houses", he told Fox 4