Lightning strike starts grass fire near KCBD - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lightning strike starts grass fire near KCBD

Posted: Updated:
Provided by Michele Doggett Provided by Michele Doggett
Provided by Michele Doggett Provided by Michele Doggett
Provided by Michele Doggett Provided by Michele Doggett
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

High winds caused some serious damage in Lubbock Tuesday evening, including right here at KCBD.

Lightning struck near the station during our 6 p.m. newscast, knocking us off the air and causing a grass fire right outside our doors.

The building was evacuated as smoke filled the area.

Firefighters were finally able to contain the blaze around 8:15 p.m.

Everyone at the station is safe and we'll have all the details for you tonight at 10.

VIDEO: General Manager Dan Jackson says everyone safe at KCBD

Copyright 2013 KCBD. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
publicfile@kcbd.com
806-744-1414
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.