HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A lightning strike that hit a power line caused a business to erupt in flames around 4:50 p.m. on Sunday, according to the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue.
The power lines fell due to the strike, falling on multiple trailers at the business, Great Dane Trailers, located at 6710 East Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard.
Upon arrival, the first arriving unit noticed a few semi-trailer tires were smoking and some powerlines were down.
TECO was called to de-energize the area before HCFR could put out the fire.
According to fire crews, 11 of the trailers in the lot were destroyed.
Thankfully, there were no injuries.