Harrison County House Fires
Last night’s storms also caused two fires on the Coast. A trailer on Pete Hickman Road in Harrison County was struck by lightning, sparking a fire. One resident was home at the time. There were no injuries.
A second house fire on John Clark Road was struck by lightning, blowing a hole in the roof. The fire was contained in the attic.
Additionally, a third house fire broke out on Mallard Road at 2 a.m. causing significant damage. Five people were home at the time. They all escaped. Officials say they do not believe this fire was caused by the early morning storms.