SOUTH HOUSTON, TX (KTRK) -- Authorities in the city of South Houston say a lightning strike caused a small fire at a gas station.
It happened at the Mi Tienda gas station off Spencer and Shaver.
The South Houston Police Department chief says lightning hit one of the vent pipes, sparking a small fire on the awning over the pumps.
The fire department responded and quickly put out the blaze.
H-E-B issued a statement saying no one was injured in the incident.
The company says a petroleum technician is on site assessing the damage, but the gas station is expected be reopened at 6am Wednesday.
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