Lee County extends burn ban another week

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A brush fire broke out Sunday afternoon near Bell Boulevard and State Road 82 in Lehigh Acres (Photo via Fitzpatrick Bunch‎)

FORT MYERS, Fla. A temporary ban on outdoor burning was extended for another seven days in Lee County, county spokeswoman Betsy Clayton said.

Lee County extended its burn ban Tuesday for a third time after it was originally put into place May 2. The ban prohibits campfires, bonfires and trash fires.



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