LEE COUNTY, Fla. – Lee County deputies confirm an electrical fire sparked at the Lee County Jail on Ortiz Avenue in Fort Myers.
Flames were seen coming from the roof of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office’s Core Facility, 2501 Ortiz Avenue. LCSO said the fire was minor and extinguished.
The corrections staff and inmates are safe, according to Lee County deputies. Two inmates and two deputies are being evaluated medically. The inmates are temporarily being relocated.
Plumes of smoke were seen in the area as crews battled the fire. The Fort Myers Fire Department said they responded to the fire involving...