Lightning strike causes Chesterfield County house fire

Posted at 11:02 PM, Aug 17, 2016

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A lightning strike during Wednesday’s storm has been named the cause of a Chesterfield County house fire, according to Chesterfield fire.

Chesterfield Fire crews responded to the fire just after 9 p.m. in the 11400 block of Pineridge Lane. Crews were able to out the fire within minutes of arriving.

Two adults were home at the time of the fire, but no one was injured.

Officials said the damage was isolated to the home’s attic and one bedroom below it on the second floor.

The residents will not be displaced.



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