MUST SEE: Video shows large flames consuming a South Padre Island apartment building

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Saturday, May 16, 2020
Large fire reported in Gulf Point Condominiums on South Padre Island Saturday morning
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Many thought the fire started from a lightning strike that occurred due to strong storms in the area.

SOUTH PADRE, Texas (KTRK) -- A huge fire broke out in an apartment complex on South Padre Island on Saturday morning.

Firefighters responded to the scene at Gulf Point Condominiums around 8 a.m., working to contain the blaze.

Video shot by a witness at the scene shows huge flames ripping through one of the buildings.

Building 'B' was completely destroyed by the fire, and no injuries were reported, said property manager, Carlos.

According to witnesses, the fire may have broken out due to a lightning strike from strong thunderstorms in the area.