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Lehigh Acres Fire Rescue prepares for the worst during dry season

Lehigh Acres Fire Rescue prepares for the worst during dry season

LEHIGH ACRES Lehigh Acres Fire Rescue prepares for the worst during dry season April 8, 2021 7:51 AM EDT Published: Our dry season has begun, and the lack of rain combined with above-average temperatures means our wildfire risk is high.Lehigh Acres Fire Rescue says anything that creates a spark is dangerous right now; property has already ignited within just the last few days.A big concern in Lehigh Acres is the number of dense areas of brush close to residential areas.Katie Heck with Lehigh Acres Fire Rescue has some tips for homeowners to keep your property safe.

” Lehigh Acres Fire Rescue says each time firefighters go out on a call, their brush truck that fights wildfires goes out alongside the fire engine, just as a precaution.With so many open areas in Lehigh Acres, firefighters have more territory to keep their eye on.

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