Lightning strike sparks house fire in Eastham

or091416aEASTHAM – A lightning bolt struck the chimney of a home in Eastham shattering the chimney and sparking a fire in a wall of the home.

Firefighters from Orleans and Wellfleet joined Eastham in responding to 20 Stone Court around 7:15 p.m. Crews were able to quickly knock down the fire in the wall and check for any further extension.

No injuries were reported. Other towns covered area fire stations.

Photo courtesy of Orleans Fire

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