Lightning strike sets roof on fire in Valrico - FOX 13 News

Lightning strike sets roof on fire in Valrico

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VALRICO (FOX 13) -

Fire crews say lightning is to blame for a blaze in Valrico.

Firefighters went to a building at 3652 Erindale Drive around 9:20 p.m. after someone saw fire coming from the roof.

Crews put out the blaze in about 20 minutes.

According to Hillsborough Fire Rescue, a lightning strike sparked the blaze.

FOX 13's Skytower Radar showed heavy storms moving through the area at the time.

The building was empty and no one was hurt.



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