Vacant mobile home hit by lightning
By SCOTT LAPRADE, Senior Correspondent | May 30, 2021 | FLORIDA
Story No. 053121108
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comFire Captain from Engine 36 calls for a line to the side of the dwelling.
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comThe entire front of the dwelling was fully involved.
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comThis firefighter assist's at the command post
Photo by SmokeShowingPhotography.comFirefighters wetting down hot spots
Shortly after 1400 hrs Pasco County dispatched for a structure fire on County Lane. On arrival of Engine 20 they encountered fire showing from the entire side of a vacant mobile home. Additional companies arrived on scene and assisted as the home was completely destroyed by the fire. Witnesses on scene stated that a lightning storm moved in and heard the loud crack and then noticed the dwelling on fire. Firefighters were on scene for over an hour making sure there were no hot spots.
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