Lightning strike in Lecanto sparks a fire

Lecanto, Florida - Fire crews are watching a small fire that started due to a lightning strike in Lecanto Saturday evening. These photos were captured and sent to us by 10 News viewers Elaine Diesing and her grandson Tanner Moreno.

The flames are near a Walmart store and several mobile homes near County Road 491 and County Road 486. Drivers in the area could see the black smoke in the sky.

No one has been hurt but the Citrus County Sheriffs office confirms that a shed caught fire. 10 Weather Meteorologist Mark Collins says there were scattered storms in the area.

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