Employee injured in Lee County restaurant fire


FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. At least one employee was injured following a fire at the Bayfront Bistro on 4761 Estero Blvd., fire officials said.

The fire took place around 7:30 p.m. after an explosion was heard from the kitchen, witnesses said.

Guests had to be evacuated while firefighters turned off the gas and power.

The injured employee was transported to the hospital with minor injuries, fire officials said.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

No further information was immediately available.

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