Control Room Fire Knocks Newscast off the Air

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Viewers it Ft. Myers got a bit of a surprise while watching the news on Friday. 

In Ft. Myers, the newscast had one anchor from WBBH and one anchor from WZVN. 


Because of a fire in the control room at WZVN made the station unable to air their newscasts. The fire causes damage to their switcher.

WZVN simalcasts their news with WBBH which is located in the same building. They used and anchor from each station.

Here's the video of the start of the newscast with an explanation from the anchors: