(April 29, 2020) Fire investigators believe lightning caused three overnight house fires that occurred in less than two hours. No injuries were reported.
Frisco dispatch was alerted by neighbors of a house fire in the 11000 block of Mesa Verde Drive at 10:54 p.m.
Upon arrival, fire was visible from the roof of the 2-story home. Units made an aggressive offensive attack on the structure and the fire was declared “under control” at 11:09 p.m. All occupants were able safely exit the structure before firefighters arrived.
At 11:09 p.m., dispatch was alerted to a second ‘house fire’ in the 600 block of Triple Bar Road.
Fire department units arrived on scene to find fire showing from the roof of the 2-story home. Firefighters took a “defensive” approach to the fire and the fire was declared “under control” at 12:02 a.m. All occupants safely exited the home prior to firefighters arriving on scene.
At 12:11 a.m., a third ‘house fire’ was reported to dispatch in the 8000 block of Cain River Drive.
Upon arrival, firefighters observed smoke coming from the attic of a single-story residential home. Firefighters made an aggressive attack on the structure and the fire was declared “under control” at 12:36 a.m.
No firefighter or civilian injuries were reported during the incidents.