Mobile-Fire Rescue battles raging house fire on New Castle Drive
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —
Mobile-Fire Rescue confirms they are on the scene of a fully-involved house fire in the 3400 block of New Castle Dr.
The homeowner says he was not home when lightning struck his home, and that they've lost everything.
Mobile Fire- Rescue released the following information:
At approximately 13:54 hours, Mobile Fire-Rescue Department personnel were dispatched to the 3200 block of New Castle Drive for reports of flames and heavy smoke visible from the 2nd floor of a residential structure. The fire has since been successfully extinguished. No injuries have been reported to civilians or fire personnel. Homeowner confirmed that no one was in the home prior to the start of the fire. Fire Investigators have deemed the event an accidental fire following a lightning strike.