Mulch fire at MW Horticulture could reduce visibility along I-75 in North Fort Myers

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A mulch fire broke out at MW Horticulture in North Fort Myers on Wednesday and is still burning as of Thursday afternoon.

Florida Highway Patrol sent out a travel advisory warning about the massive mulch fire burning along I-75 near Bayshore Road, where you could see the flames from the interstate.

Troopers warned that the fire could make it difficult to see around the Bayshore Road exit.

As of 3:30 p.m. Thursday the fire is still burning but is under control.

Fire Chief Larry Nisbet as of now, their best option is to let it burn itself out, hopefully by Friday.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

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