Officials: Lightning may have caused fire that destroyed Newberry mobile home


Authorities say lightning may have caused a fire that destroyed a mobile home near Newberry.

Alachua County Fire-Rescue and Newberry firefighters responded to the home at 28826 West Newberry Road at 5:08 p.m.

Firefighters say the home was engulfed in flames. Residents told firefighters lightning caused the blaze.

The fire was extinguished but the home is considered a total loss.

No one was hurt.

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