Lightning to blame for house fire on North Side

Family escapes safely out of home in 1500 block of Wood Grove

By David Ibanez - Web - Managing Editor

SAN ANTONIO - Lightning was blamed for a house fire Tuesday afternoon on the city's North Side.

The fire was reported around 3 p.m. in the 1500 block of Wood Grove.

When firefighters arrived at the home, they encountered heavy flames in the attic and a back bedroom.

The family was able to escape safely but the home is considered a total loss, fire officials said.

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