*Updated at 7:30 a.m 5/13
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A Wichita Falls firefighter was injured while battling a house fire caused by a lightning strike Friday night.
According to Assistant Fire Marshal Eddie Mawson, shortly after 9 p.m., WFFD responded to a fire at a home in the 1700 block of Eagle Ridge Circle. They found smoke coming from the garage area of the home and worked to contain the blaze.
Mawson said one firefighter was injured while battling the fire. The fire caused approximately $225,000 in damage to the structure and contents. Mawson a dog inside the home was treated for smoke inhalation, but did not survive.
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