Rollover crash causes brush fire, power outage on Little Pine Island

Writer: Paul Dolan
Published: Updated:
Rollover crash in Lee County. CREDIT: Matlacha Fire

A brush fire was sparked by a rollover crash in Lee County causing a power outage for many Saturday night.

According to Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District, the brush fire occurred off Pine Island Road on Little Pine Island.

Crews tending to the vehicle. CREDIT: Matlacha Fire

The rolled-over vehicle damaged a power pole and that triggered the power outage many in Lee County experienced Saturday night.

Crews quickly extinguished the brush fire. Crews also secured the rolled-over vehicle and took care of the people impacted by the crash.

The scene of the Lee County Crash. CREDIT: Matlacha Fire

None of the occupants were injured in the crash.

LCEC also quickly responded and turned the power back on shortly thereafter.

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