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Lightning strike suspected in home fire; no one injured

Published on April 27, 2016 under RRnews
Lightning strike suspected in home fire; no one injured
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At 2:43 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, the Round Rock Fire Department received a report of a houseĀ fire at 1605 Mesa Verde, in the Hidden Glen subdivision.

The first Fire Department units arrived at 2:52 a.m. to find smoke coming from attic space of the residence. The fire was extinguished at 5:28 a.m.

There were no firefighter or civilian injuries during the incident.

Damage is estimated at $520,000 for the home and its contents.

The fire is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike.

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Source: City of Round Rock

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