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UPDATE: At least six displaced after lightning strike starts fire at Virginia Beach condo

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Posted at 7:30 PM, Jul 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-17 15:08:31-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Lightning struck a condominium on Glengarry Way in Virginia Beach on Friday evening, causing the building to catch fire.

Fire officials told News 3 the lightning struck the roof and burned the roof and attic.

Four units of the condo were burned. Three of them were able to be occupied by residents later that night

The call came in at 5:49 p.m.

Residents had to evacuate the building.  At least 6 people have been displaced but, according to Chief Mike Barakey only one unit had extensive damage.

Barakey said VB Fire, Police and EMS responded to the scene and the fire was under control 30 minutes after the call went out.

No one is injured.