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While recent storms have brought much-needed rainwater to pastures and lawns, they also have brought dangerous lightning. A band of storms that moved through Wilson County June 12 is believed to be responsible for two fires.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., lightning is believed to have struck a small pavilion -- a former concession stand -- in the Stockdale City Park on S.H. 123 in Stockdale, said Chief Edwin Baker of the Stockdale Volunteer Fire Department. The fire quickly was contained, as a crew of firefighters had been present in their station nearby.

Baker said the fire damaged an electrical transformer and some nearby wood, which would cost up to $2,000 to replace.

Farther north, near the Bexar County line, a blaze was reported at 5:15 p.m., which also is being blamed on lightning. Betty Zacharias, treasurer of the Kicaster Volunteer Fire Department, said when firefighters arrived, a small house already was fully engulfed with flames. The structure was uninhabited and being used for storage.

Zacharias said it was apparent that lightning struck a small tree, the house, a second tree, and a horse pen. A horse in the pen was not injured.
 

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