• Lightning strike believed to have caused mobile home fire in east Orlando

    By: Chip Skambis

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    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. 
     

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