Video: Gainesville apartments catch fire after storm

Published On: May 29 2014 07:50:36 PM EDT

Viewer footage of fire in Gainesville at the Paddock Club apartments.


The Paddock Club of Gainesville apartments caught fire Thursday afternoon, according to reports from the Gainesville Sun and WCJB TV-20.

The Gainesville Sun reported the fire was possibly the result of a lightning strike.

When firefighters arrived, flames were visible through the roof of the two-story building on Fort Clarke Boulevard.

Alachua County Fire Rescue District Chief James Clifford told the Gainesville Sun no injuries had been reported and the buildings had been evacuated.


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