The tree was about 30 ft in the south side of the house, Francesconi stated. The home sustained significant fire damage in the fire ignition point however the residents could stay at home following the fire was extinguished, he stated.
Downed wires and tree branches were reported along Fred Mason Road and Outlook Avenue.
#8220;I was watching the storms so we often see some pretty nasty lightning from the west side of town,#8221; he stated.
#8220;I have never witnessed anything enjoy it before,#8221; he stated. #8220;You can visit a spiral pattern, similar to a chocolate cane, in which the lightning wrapped round the tree. You can see in which the grime was tossed up, holes in the earth in which the lightning required the road of least resistance where it simply blew the regulator quickly.Inch
There have been about 23 firefighters in the scene. There have been no injuries reported.
Firefighters were overall in the evening#8217;s Cruz Night at approximately 9:30 p.m. once they were known as towards the home.