Fire in North East Leon County Caused by Lightning

By: TFD Release
By: TFD Release

March 10, 2011

Yesterday afternoon, 6 units from The Tallahassee Fire Department responded to house fire in the 8000 Block of Evening Star Lane. Firefighters received the call as a smoke alarm activation and while responding were able to get information from a neighbor that
there was smoke coming from the home. The fire was in an upstairs game room and started when lightning struck a nearby tree and traveled to a portable AC unit.

No injuries were reported during the incident. Damage is estimated at $200,000.

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