Overnight lightning causes Buda house fire

BUDA, Texas (KXAN)- Overnight storms moving through the area brought intense lightning. One strike hit a house in Buda.

Hays County firefighters arrived to the home on Dugout Bend near FM 1626 and 967 around 1:15a.m. Saturday.

The family inside was able to make it out safely but the fire caused heavy damage. Part of the home’s roof collapsed.

Fire investigators are also taking a look at another house fire that happened around 2:30a.m. six miles away in 900 block of Bluebird Drive. Firefighters say lightning could be to blame for it, as well.

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