Lightning strike causes attic fire in Chesapeake home

Posted at 7:03 PM, Aug 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-31 19:15:07-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Crews with the Chesapeake Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 100 block of Remwood Court Friday evening.

Photo: Chesapeake Fire Department

The call came in at 5:08 p.m. and units arrived at the scene a few minutes later.

Authorities say a lightning strike caused a fire in the home’s attic.

The fire was called under control at 5:27 p.m.

There is no further information.

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