Frisco duplex caught fire, possibly due to lightning again

Frisco dispatch was alerted to a fire in the 11400 block of Still Hollow Drive at 2:56 p.m.

When first unit arrival at 3:01pm, firefighters found heavy smoke fire coming from the roof and attic area. Units began an offensive interior attack and brought fire under control within 20 minutes or so. The duplex residential structure was approximately 4,300 square feet. Luckily, no one was reported injured.

The cause of fire is believed to be lightning strike however the official cause of the fire is still under investigation.

This is not the first lightning incident in the County. Earlier this, lightning destroyed a home in Allen and it was one of three buildings hit by lightning in Collin county as severe storms moved through.

Allen house on fire

 

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