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Lightning strike to blame for overnight fire in Southwest Lubbock

Lightning is to blame for a fire in the 5500 block of 90th Street on June 3, 2021.
Lightning is to blame for a fire in the 5500 block of 90th Street on June 3, 2021.(KCBD NewsChannel 11)
Updated: Jun. 3, 2021 at 3:17 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Officials with Lubbock Fire Rescue say a lightning strike started a fire that damaged 80 percent of a house early Thursday morning.

The fire started around 12:30 a.m. in the 5500 block of 90th street. A neighbor called 911 after seeing flames from the roof.

When crews arrived, they reported 40-foot flames coming from the house.

There was no one in the house at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

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