Local News 7-28-14

LIGHTNING CAUSES FIRE

THE ALPHA FIRE COMPANY THINKS A LIGHTNING STRIKE CAUSED A CONDOMINIUM TO CATCH FIRE ON SHELLERS BEND SUNDAY NIGHT. FIRST RESPONDERS RECEIVED A CALL FROM ONLOOKERS AROUND 7:20 PM. NO ONE WAS OCCUPYING THE RESIDENCE AT THE TIME OF THE FIRE AND NO ONE WAS HURT IN SURROUNDING UNITS.

THE MAIN UNIT THAT CAUGHT FIRE WAS SAID TO HAVE SUFFERED “COMPLETE DESTRUCTION,” INCLUDING SMOKE, WATER AND FIRE DAMAGE. THERE WERE SOME NEIGHBORING UNITS THAT ALSO SUFFERED SMOKE AND WATER DAMAGE, WITH THOSE RESIDENTS BEING DISPLACED FROM THEIR UNIT. ONE FIREFIGHTER WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER SUFFERING FROM OVEREXERTION. 

SOUTH ATHERTON STREET CRASH

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