No injuries after fire tears through Fort Myers home Monday afternoon

Writer: Paul Dolan
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A home caught on fire on the 3600 block of Highland Avenue in Fort Myers late Monday afternoon.

According to the Fort Myers Fire Department, smoke and flames were first seen around 4:30 p.m. when crews tried to alert people who could have been trapped inside.

While firefighters began extinguishing the fire others searched for people inside the building.

A person did come out of the house after being woken up by firefighters.

The fire was under control in about 15 minutes and no injuries were reported.

The fire is currently under investigation.

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