Cy-Fair VFD crews respond to a residential structure fire in the 14800 block of Jarvis Road in Cypress during heavy thunderstorms Sunday, April 7, 2019. (Photo: Lt, Daniel Arizpe, PIO / Cy-Fair VFD)
Cy-Fair VFD crews respond to a residential structure fire in the 14800 block of Jarvis Road in Cypress during heavy thunderstorms Sunday, April 7, 2019. (Photo: Lt, Daniel Arizpe, PIO / Cy-Fair VFD)

CYPRESS TEXAS — Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department crews responded to a residential structure fire in the 14800 block of Jarvis Road in Cypress during heavy thunderstorms Sunday, April 7, 2019.

According to reports, the residents called 9-1-1 and reported a loud boom from a lightning strike and found fire coming from an outlet inside of the house and smoke in the garage. Cy-Fair Rescue 3 arrived first on-scene to find smoke coming from a detached garage. Cypress Creek Fire Department / Harris County ESD 13 assisted with mutual-aid for the incident and helped CFVFD crews quickly extinguish the blaze.

The Harris County Fire Marshal investigated the cause of the fire and determined it was started by a lightning strike / electrical.

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