Lightning strike sparks house fire

Lightning strike sparks house fire

Credit: KHOU

The Houston Fire Department said the blaze was reported on Misty Bridge Street at Tower Bridge Street around 8:44 p.m.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on August 15, 2013 at 5:05 AM

Updated Thursday, Aug 15 at 10:40 AM

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HOUSTON -– Scattered thunderstorms and lightning moved through the Houston area overnight, sparking a least one house fire on the southeast side, firefighters said.

The Houston Fire Department said the blaze was reported on Misty Bridge Street at Tower Bridge Street around 8:44 p.m.

HFD said no one was home at the time, and no injuries were reported.

Firefighters made a fast attack and got the flames under control before they spread. The fire was contained to the attic and the roof.

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