JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Authorities say a severe storm ripped through Jacksonville, damaging 15 to 20 homes and leaving at least one person with minor injuries.
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down Thursday afternoon in the city’s Arlington neighborhood.
The Florida Times-Union reports the storm also dumped between two and four inches of rain on the city.
Fire officials say lightning may have sparked two house fires. Both were quick extinguished.
There were reports of multiple trees down across the area.
The sheriff’s office says one person was treated for minor injuries sustained during the storm.
Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union, http://www.jacksonville.com
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