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Fire scorches building at Lee County Solid Waste facility

Crews worked to extinguish a fire Saturday afternoon at the Lee County Solid Waste facility, according to the Sanibel Fire and Rescue District.

The blaze started at around 2 p.m. inside a building at the Lee County Solid Waste facility on 10550 Buckingham Rd.

The fire sparked on a conveyor belt in the center of the building, fire officials said. The fire was put out just before 4 p.m.

More than 20 fire engines were on scene and the building’s sprinklers were activated, fire officials said.

No injuries were reported, fire officials said. The building sustained some structural damage.

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Fire at Lee County Solid Waste Center

Posted by Oliver Redsten WINK News on Saturday, December 23, 2017