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Lightning strike likely cause of Odessa house fire


Neighbors alerted residents to an early-morning fire in Odessa that officials say was likely caused by a lightning strike.

Hillsborough County firefighters, responding around 3:30 a.m. to 5202 Landsman Ave., found smoke and flames coming from the attic.

Crews contained the fire the attic, officials say.

Neighbors alerted the residents, who escaped the fire without injury, officials say.

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