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Suspicious fires under investigation in Lehigh Acres

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Posted at 6:06 PM, Oct 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-30 18:06:03-04

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla — Authorities are investigating a series of suspicious fires in Lehigh Acres.

They have happened in the area of Columbus Blvd and Jaguar Blvd.

The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District and the Division of Forestry are looking into these fires.

Investigators say crews have responded to three separate brush fires in vacant lots off of Bari St East.

The fires endangered nearby homes but were quickly put out.

Investigators want to remind the public that arson is a crime.

If you have any information on the fire, contact SWFL Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).

You can also submit a tip online.