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Lightning strikes Central home during early-morning storms

2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago Friday, July 22 2022 Jul 22, 2022 July 22, 2022 7:19 AM July 22, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

CENTRAL - Lightning struck the roof of a home, causing a fire Friday morning.

As storms tore through Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas Friday morning, the Central Fire Department reported an "alert neighbor" saw smoke coming from the roof of a house and told the homeowner. 

A Facebook post from CFD said the home had been struck by lightning. Crews were able to put out the fire quickly and there were no reported injuries.

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