Published: Apr 29, 2013 6:58 PM EDT

LABELL, Fla.- A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for the City of LaBelle water service area. All City of LaBelle water users are advised to bring drinking water to a rolling boil for at least one minute prior to consumption.

The notice is necessary due to a lightning strike and subsequent FPL equipment failure. This notice is effective immediately and will be in effect until Thursday, May 2, at 5:00 p.m. or a different notice is issued lifting the boil water action.

For further information please call Joseph Thomas at 863-675-4684 or City Hall during regular business hours at 863-675-2872.