House Fire Resident: Lightning Was Cause

No one is hurt after a house caught on fire in Gulfport this afternoon. Gulfport resident Sheila Sullivan says today could have been her last if she was home when her house on Kimberly Drive caught on fire this afternoon. Sullivan was at the movies with family and tells News 25 neighbors called her saying lightning strike her home, sending it up into flames Gulfport fire department crews got to house shortly after four pm. Sullivan says she’s thankful she wasn’t in her bedroom asleep at the time of the fire.
Sheila Sullivan told News 25, “I’m just thankful really. I’m just grateful really like I said because I could have been here but I wasn’t so thank god for my life so that’s the blessed part about it.”
According to the Gulfport fire department twenty fire fighters put out the flames.

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