Lightning strike likely cause of Northeast Side house fire
Fire occurred around 10:45 p.m. in 15800 block of Redwoods Manor
SAN ANTONIO – A lightning strike is the suspected cause of a late-night house fire on city's Northeast Side, San Antonio firefighters said Monday.
The fire was called in around 10:45 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 15800 block of Redwoods Manor, not far from O'Connor Road.
Firefighters said they arrived to find flames coming from the roof.
A family of four was inside the home at the time of the fire but managed to get out safely. Their pets, a dog and a cat, also made it safely out of the home, fire officials said.
Both the San Antonio Police Department and the San Antonio Fire Department answered the call.
A damage estimate is not currently known.
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