Fire breaks out at caravan dealership after lightning strikes power line

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A lightning strike that struck a power line caused a business to burst into flames, according to the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue.

Due to the strike, power lines downed and fell on several trailers owned by Great Dane Trailers at 6710 East Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.

No casualties were reported at this time.

The fire department is currently on site.

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