How to remain safe from fires during dry season

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Brush fire burns in Lehigh Acres (Picture courtesy: Lehigh Acres Gazette)

FORT MYERS, Fla. – April and May are the driest months in Southwest Florida, experts said.

The dry conditions make it easier for brush fires to form and spread quickly.

All it takes to ignite a blaze is a muffler from an ATV or the butt of a cigarette, so fire officials are requesting residents be very careful.

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