Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District went to the scene of a fire where strong winds contributed to a permitted burn losing control.
According to the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District, the permitted burn was off Poinsettia Avenue and spread to over two and a half acres.
Strong winds pushed permitted burns out of control today off Poinsettia Ave. The fire spread over 2.5 acres before it was extinguished. Crews from four of our stations and forestry responded. pic.twitter.com/M9mSSDMDQQ
— Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District (@LehighAcresFD) February 12, 2023
Crews extinguished the blazes before the flames could get any bigger.
Crews from four stations and forestry responded to the blazes.