JFRD: Lightning strike likely caused house fire

The Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department responded to a house fire that crews believe may have started in the aftermath of a lightning strike on Monday.Crews were called to the fire at 12891 Moose Road around 3:30 p.m.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department responded to a house fire that crews believe may have started in the aftermath of a lightning strike on Monday.

Crews were called to the fire at 12891 Moose Road around 3:30 p.m.

JFRD dispatch told First Coast News that the fire appears to have started in the attic after a lightning strike, but crews have not confirmed the cause.

The Jacksonville area experienced storms with lightning Monday afternoon.

Stay with First Coast News as this story develops.

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