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Lightning sparks Clearwater house fire

CLEARWATER — A lightning strike Wednesday afternoon caused a fire that damaged a one-story home at 820 Woodside Ave., authorities said.

The fire, which was reported at 4:20 p.m., began in the attic and was contained shortly after, according to Clearwater public safety spokesman Rob Shaw.

Two people were in the house at the time, but no injuries were reported, he said.

Lightning sparks Clearwater house fire 07/17/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 6:32pm]
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