Lightning believe to have sparked trailer fire

Published 6:29 pm Sunday, August 27, 2017

By Eric Williams

The Orange Leader

Outer rain bands of Hurricane Harvey may have caused a vacant structure fire early Sunday morning.

Orange County Fire Department ESD # 4 responded to a fully involved structure fire in the 5300 block of Colony Lane in Orange County, on Sunday, around 3a.m.

According to Orange County ESD 4 Chief Matt Manshac, the trailer was vacant, and is believed to be ignited by a lightning strike.

The cause of the fire still remains under investigation and no injuries were reported.

Orange County ESD 4 was assisted by Little Cypress and Pinehurst Fire Departments.