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Lightning strike causes evening house fire, no injuries reported

6 months 6 days 2 hours ago Saturday, April 13 2019 Apr 13, 2019 April 13, 2019 10:17 PM April 13, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters were called to a reported fire at a two-story house Saturday evening.

According to the St. George Fire Department, the fire was reported around 6:35 p.m. at a home in the on Willow Grove Boulevard near Cypress Barn Drive.  The fire was located in the attic of the home. Officials say a lightning strike caused the fire. 

Authorities say all of the occupants made it out safely.

While putting out the fire in the attic authorities discovered a water line had been ruptured. The line caused "alot of water damage."

The fire was brought under control just after 7.

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