Lightning Bolt Ignites Destructive Fire At Home South Of Wolfforth

Fire set off by a lightning strike has destroyed a residence south of Wolfforth.  The home of Jason Becton at 7702 County Road 7700 was hit by the electrical bolt as a thunderstorm swept Lubbock County around 5 a.m. yesterday.  The house was completely engulfed in flames by the time fire crews arrived from Wolfforth and Woodrow. Neighbors in the area said they were awakened by the loud crack of lighting, and some even caught the fire on camera phones. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire.


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