|Published:||Sep 19, 2012 11:00 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Sep 19, 2012 5:47 PM EDT|
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Crews battled a blaze on Wild Turkey Drive Wednesday, but they were up against some obstacles. The storage shed they tried to save, contained tires and propane tanks.
Additionally, some of the propane tanks exploded and fire ate through live power lines that fell. Crews had to wait for LCEC to kill the power, so they could safely attack the situation.
The narrow dirt backstreet off Immokalee Road in the Estates, left fire trucks with clearance issues in getting to the fire and the water supply was also an issue.
The call came in shortly before 10:00 a.m. and was out just before 1:00 p.m. Firefighters expected it to take much longer.
It's still unclear how the fire started, but the property owner called it in. Their home is a couple hundred feet away from the structure in question. Other structures were never theatened.
The fire is not considered suspicious.
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