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Lightning ignites blaze north of Floresville

Lightning ignites blaze north of Floresville
Flames devour a home on Eagle Ridge Drive Aug. 21 after the structure was struck by lightning.

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Wilson County News
August 21, 2013, 8:19pm

FLORESVILLE -- Officials say a bolt of lightning is what caused a man to lose his home on Eagle Ridge Drive off U.S. 181 north of here Aug. 21.

According to Assistant Fire Chief Walter Cursinger of the Eagle Creek Volunteer Emergency Services, fire crews were dispatched to the one-story brick home at 6:21 p.m. Upon arrival, Cutsinger said the house already was fully engulfed, prompting him to summon the assistance of three other fire departments.

Harl Van Der Heck said he was in the home when the lightning struck. He and two dogs escaped unharmed.

For more, read the Aug. 28 edition of the Wilson County News.

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August 22, 2013 4:44pm
So sorry Mr. Van Der Heck's house and belongings were lost but it's fortunate no one was hurt and gratitude for the fire crews and emergency services that kept the fire from spreading.

Elaine K.  
August 21, 2013 9:07pm
Our hearts go out to Mr. Van Der Heck, but we are grateful that he and his dogs were able to escape unharmed.

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