Roofing repairs spark Fort Myers Beach fire


FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — Emergency responders from the Fort Myers Beach Fire District were called to 345 Mango Street Friday over a fire.

Firefighters found a fire on the roof, which was quickly extinguished.

According to investigators, the cause was caused by a person carrying out roof repairs with a flashlight.

Update on the 345 Mango St fire. The cause of the fire was roof repairs done with a flashlight. As we continue to rebuild, please remember to be safe and aware of the conditions around you.

— Fort Myers Beach Fire District (@FMBeachFire) May 12, 2023

No one was injured and emergency services remain on site to clean up.