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Rural Metro responds to two lightning strikes

Rural Metro responds to two lightning strikes

By Rikki Mitchell. CREATED Aug 15, 2013

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Rural Metro crews responded to two different lightning strikes Thursday as storms moved through the Tucson area.

Capt. Grant Cesarek with the Rural Metro Fire District tells KGUN9 that two trees in two different areas were struck by lightning.

One tree was near Ina and First Avenue, the other was on Orange Grove Road.

Cesarek says no buildings or homes were threatened by the fires.

Rikki Mitchell

Rikki Mitchell

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Rikki Mitchell is a proud University of Arizona grad and joined the KGUN9 team after graduation. Rikki reports as a video journalist for the evening and weekend newscasts.