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Lightning strike sparks fire in Virginia Beach

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Posted at 4:02 PM, Sep 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-04 19:09:36-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Fire crews worked to extinguish a structure fire in the 2400 block of Pitchfork Way in the Southgate section of Virginia Beach on Thursday afternoon.

The fire was reported as a possible lightning strike at 3:21 pm and crews arrived to find fire showing from the roof.

All of the home’s occupants had escaped by the time firefighters arrived and no injuries were reported.