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House reportedly struck by lightning on Thursday afternoon

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Posted at 3:27 PM, Jun 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-30 19:11:01-04

The Las Vegas Fire Department is reporting that a house was struck by lightning on Thursday.

It was reported on Meadowgrass Lane, near Jones Boulevard and Twain Avenue around 2:51 p.m.

Firefighters responded to the “high” level house fire response sending 4 engines, 1 truck, 1 rescue, and 2 battalion chiefs which included resources from Las Vegas Fire and Rescue.
 
Upon arrival, personnel reported smoke showing from the roof a single-family house. Crews made an offensive attack and knocked the fire down at a reported time of 3:15 p.m.
 
The fire is under investigation. Southwest Gas and Nevada Energy were notified to respond to assist with utilities.
 
There have been no injuries reported. Damages have not been estimated
 
13 Action News will post updates as they are received.

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