High winds knock down tree onto power line, sparking fire in attic

Officials say that everyone got out safely and nobody was injured.

SAN ANTONIO — Officials say that high winds knocked down a tree onto a power line late Monday evening, sparking a fire in the attic of a northeast side home.

San Antonio firefighters responded to the 8200 block of Greenbrier near North New Braunfels Avenue around 11:24 p.m. for reports of a fire.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly. Thankfully, everyone got out safely and nobody was injured. 

The damages are estimated to be around $3,000 to $4,000. 

Firefighters will remain on the scene until CPS Energy is able to repair the power lines. 

This is a developing story.


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