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Officials rescue trapped person from Lehigh Acres fire

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Posted at 7:37 AM, Aug 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-16 07:37:25-04

LEHIGH ACRES — One person was hospitalized Monday following an early-morning house fire.

Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District were called to a home on Appleton Avenue about 12:40 a.m.

Officials said they found a person trapped by the flames. Firefighters pulled the person out; they were then transported to a nearby hospital for observation. Their condition is not known at this time.

The state fire marshal's office is investigating the cause of the fire.