Keeping your home safe from fires during dry season

During this dry, windy season, fires can spread quickly, but there are precautions you can take to protect your home, and fire departments like the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District are also working to protect you from the flames. Brush trucks have been a game-changer for firefighters; Lehigh Fire Rescue sends a brush […]

Lehigh Acres Fire Rescue prepares for the worst during dry season

Our dry season has begun, and the lack of rain combined with above-average temperatures means¬†our wildfire risk is high. Lehigh Acres Fire Rescue says anything that creates a spark is dangerous right now; property has already ignited within just the last few days. A big concern in Lehigh Acres is the number of dense areas […]

Cape Coral cracking down on illegal watering as dry weather dwindles water supply

We’re in dry season and Cape Coral Code Enforcement is out in full force this year. Each homeowner has a set day they are allowed to water their lawns. While some people follow the rules, others don’t and it could create a big problem. “We’re going to try and catch someone illegally watering,” said Code […]

Firefighters battle brush fire. (Credit: WINK News)

Lehigh Acres fire chief shows how to protect your home during dry season

The dry season is upon us and firefighters in Lehigh Acres are stopping by homes to see what potential danger exists. With parts of Southwest Florida abnormally dry, following the guidelines are now imperative. Assistant Lehigh Acres Fire Chief Ralph Ketron has got places to go because it is the dry season. His mission is […]