SPRING, Texas – Multiple fire departments joined together late Tuesday to battle at blaze that broke out at an apartment complex in Spring that broke out when lightning struck the building.
Lightning hit the roof of the three-story apartment complex on Pruitt Rd and I-45 around 10:15 p.m. Residents said the impact shook the entire building and someone noticed the roof was on fire.
Neighbors then ran door-to-door warning others.
The South Montgomery Fire Department was first on the scene, but with the intense flames and the heavy rainfall, they decided to pull a second alarm for assistance.
Units from Needham, Conroe, The Woodlands, Spring, Timber Lakes and Central Montgomery County arrived within the hour to help bring the fire under control.
In all, about four units were completely destroyed and four more units suffered heavy smoke and water damage. The remaining 16 units suffered minor damages.
No one was injured.