Lightning Strike Blamed for House Fire in Lubbock

Lightning strikes were seen in Lubbock on the night of June 2-3, including one that firefighters said caused a damaging house fire, according to KCBD.

This video, posted on Twitter by Justin Steinbeiser, shows a lightning strike near the Texas Tech University campus around midnight.

The National Weather Service said that the line of storms was capable of producing winds of up to 40 mph and very heavy rainfall. Credit: Justin Steinbeiser via Storyful

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