Firefighters put out house fire along 27th St West in Lehigh Acres

Reporter: Justin Kase Writer: Jack Lowenstein
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Credit: Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District.

Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District put out a house fire along 27th St. West in Lehigh Acres Monday.

According top the fire department’s tweet, firefighters responded to the scene along the 3400 block of 27th St. West. They say the fire appears to have started in the garage of a home and was reported as an explosion.

“I have to say that I have to give props to the first responders because the firemen and the policemen were here within seven minutes of me calling 911,” neighbor Gio Rivera said. “They were here immediately. And they put it out immediately, so God bless them. And I wish all the best for these poor innocent people.”

There were no injuries due to the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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