Lightning strikes home in Valrico, firefighters say
VALRICO, Fla. - Hillsborough County firefighters said lightning sparked a house fire in Valrico.
The fire occurred around 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Officials said a "first-party" caller reported one of the bedrooms was filling with smoke
Fire units responded to the home where they found heavy smoke inside the master bedroom, located on the second floor.
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(Provided by Hillsborough County Fire Rescue)
According to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, they found flames between the first and second floor and quickly extinguished the fire.
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There were no reported injuries.
Firefighters determined the cause of the fire was a lightning strike.