Strong thunderstorm strikes Pima County

Strong thunderstorm strikes Pima County

CREATED Aug 18, 2011

Web Producer: Brian Pryor

PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - One person was examined by paramedics after nearly being struck by lightning generated by an afternoon thunderstorm.

Tracy Koslowski with the Drexel Heights Fire District says that they responded to a neighborhood in  Southwest Tucson  near Cardinal & Los Reales around 2:45 p.m. Thursday afternoon for the reported strike. The woman called 9-1-1 and declined to be taken to the hospital.

Lightning is also the likely cause of a fire at a home in Green Valley.

Our monsoon team is tracking the storm and will bring you the latest on and KGUN9 On Your Side at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.