Mulch fire contained near Buckingham

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Fire crews responded to a mulch fire Monday morning and were quickly able to get it under control.

The fire broke out off Tice Road near Staley Road just before 8:30 a.m.

The Florida Forest Service's Caloosahatchee Fire Center responded and began saturating the fire with water.  They report the fire was contained about 2 hours later.

Officials say smoke from the fire could affect drivers on Interstate 75 in the area of Mile Marker 140, between the Luckett Road and State Road 80 exits.


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