Fire crews extinguish 15-acre brush fire in North Fort Myers

Firefighters battled a 15-acre brush fire Friday afternoon.

Fire crews were staged in the area of Merle and Nalle Roads in North Fort Myers.

The Florida Forest Service used two bulldozers to put in containment lines. It is 100 percent contained at this time.

North Fort Myers resident Ernie Schroeder lives next door to brush fire. “I just came here to check on the place, get my mail, and I seen a fire truck come in here and **my place is full of smoke, I was getting some small ash flying over there, so I moved some stuff out to the front,”¬†Schroeder said.

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FL Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Reporter:Melinda Lee
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