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Lightning sparks fires in Las Vegas valley

Posted at 10:58 PM, Jul 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-30 02:39:00-04
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue had a busy night on Friday due to lightning in the valley.
One viewer captured a tree fire sparked by lightning near Fort Apache Road and Lone Mountain Road.

Officials say it's just one of several fires started by lightning strikes.
The storm is focused north of Cheyenne Avenue and west of Decatur Boulevard, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue.