Lightning starts fire in Estero home

Lightning started a fire in a home in Stoneybrook community of Estero on Tuesday night.

Estero Fire Rescue was able to contain the fire to one room at 11528 Woodmount Lane. Upon arrival, fire crews found the fire in the attic with heavy smoke coming from the eves of the home, according to the Estero Fire spokeswoman. Firefighters made access to the attic and extinguished the fire quickly.

No one was injured. The family is expected to return to their home today.

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