Sparks from downed power lines cause fire in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A power line fire in Tampa burned on the ground at 15th Street and 124th Avenue Monday morning.

Investigators believe a Family Dollar truck hit the powerlines in the area and caused them to break.

The sparks from the downed lines caused the fire.

No one was injured. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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