Possible lightning strike causes deadly fire at Royal Park Apartments in Tampa

6:11 PM, Aug 13, 2012   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida -- Officials tell 10 News one person was killed in a fire believed to have been caused by a lightning strike at a Tampa apartment complex.

Hillsborough County Fire, along with the sheriff's office, are on scene investigating the fire at Royal Parc Apartments in the 6900 block of Bonair Drive. When firefighters arrived at the complex around 2:10 p.m. and put out the fire, it was then they say they found a person's body inside.

10 News has a reporter on scene and will have more information as soon as it becomes available.

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