ORLANDO, Fla. - A father and his four-year-old son escaped their home after firefighters believe a lightning strike caught it on fire, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.
The fire broke out around 4:45 p.m. at home on Scranton Avenue in east Orlando.
No one inside was injured.
Officials said lightning is believed to have been the cause of the fire.
#workingfire #UPDATE 1913 Scranton Ave. #lightning is believed to be the cause. Dad and 4-year-old son escaped home after fire broke out during storm. Neither were injured. Fire contained to rear of mobile home. Family displaced. #weather @NWSMelbourne pic.twitter.com/ulHR95MSpe— OCFire Rescue (@OCFireRescue) July 29, 2019
#workingfire— OCFire Rescue (@OCFireRescue) July 29, 2019
1913 SCRANTON AVE. Multiple units on scene, #lightning reported in the area prior to the call. No injuries. Working on fire radio channel 4. View location on @pulsepoint https://t.co/vzrUpLgDZH pic.twitter.com/LWKDfgxkMc
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