ADDISON (CBSDFW) – Firefighters were busy early Monday morning fighting an apartment fire that was likely started by a lightning strike.READ MORE: Mesquite Police Identify Officer Killed In Shooting, Vigil To Be Held Sunday
According to the Addison Fire Department, residents at the Bent Tree Brook Apartments, just west of the Dallas North Tollway, reported a lightning strike followed by the smell of smoke around 3:00am.
Firefighters from Carrollton and Farmers Branch were called to the scene to assist.READ MORE: No. 3 Cincinnati Claims AAC Crown, Possible Playoff Spot
According to officials, everyone was able to get out safely, there were no reported injuries.
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