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Longview - 12/23/02

Lightning Strikes Causes Fire Near "Neal McCoy's Toys"

Lightning struck a holding tank sparking a fire today in Longview.

The tanks just behind "Neal McCoy's Toys" were hit by lightning this afternoon causing the lid to blow off.

Neal McCoy's business and a neighboring business were both evacuated in case the fire spread.

Firefighters got the blaze under control quickly.

No one was injured in the fire and workers were eventually allowed to go back to work.

Amy Tatum reporting

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