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Lightning hits palm tree, causes fire

Posted at 12:26 PM, May 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-01 15:26:07-04

A homeowner said a palm tree caught on fire from a lightning strike Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters responded around 5:30 p.m. to the 3400 block of Beam Drive, near Warm Springs Road and Valley View Boulevard.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out before it spread to any nearby houses.