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Fire Lieutenant Highlights Safety Precautions during Lightning Storms

2 weeks 4 hours 58 minutes ago Tuesday, June 11 2019 Jun 11, 2019 June 11, 2019 5:45 PM June 11, 2019 in News - Local

BROWNSVILLE – A Cameron County family is without a home after lightning struck causing it to burst into flames.

The electricity went out in the home when it was struck; then the flames began to slowly form.

Donsicia Velasquez says she could hear a noise through the walls.

She grabbed and managed to get her four children and grandchildren out of the house.

Luckily no one was injured.

A fire lieutenant tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS during lightning storms, people need to be prepared.

Watch the video above for the full report.

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