Lehigh house fire displaces 12 people

Published: January 22, 2022 8:37 PM EST
Updated: January 24, 2022 9:20 AM EST
39TH ST W fire
39TH ST W fire Credit: Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District

Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District confirmed that house fire displaced at least 12 people on Saturday evening.

Lehigh Acre Fire Control responded to a home fire along 39th Street W in Lehigh Acres. This was in the Harris neighborhood.

The Red Cross is now assisting 12 people, including eight adults and four children, with aid and resources.

Fire crews say this began as a dryer fire.