Fire destroys 4 cars in Pasco County, lightning to blame

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Lightning is being blamed for a vehicle fire in Pasco County. 

Pasco County Fire Rescue crews responded to a fire at Reliance Auto at 3:18 Monday morning.  Reliance Auto is located just off the Highway 98 bypass.

Fire officials told News Channel 8 there’s surveillance video of a lightning strike touching down and igniting a vehicle on fire. Four cars were destroyed in the back area of the property.

The shop repairs cars. The vehicles destroyed were wrecked cars.

There was no damage to the building.


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