A fire erupted at a home on Partridge Street in Lehigh Acres late Monday night.
According to the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District, the fire was reported by occupants and everyone was able to exit the home safely.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office evacuated the neighboring homes while fire crews worked to extinguish the blaze.
The district says the fire appears to have been unintentional, the probable cause being equipment/electrical failure in the area of the refrigerator.
Partridge Structure Fire – video shows firefighters arriving on scene; structure engulfed. pic.twitter.com/sYc0izKIgA
— Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District (@LehighAcresFD) June 7, 2022