House fire caused by lightning in Baton Rouge

House fire caused by lightning in Baton Rouge
Weather Talk

POSTED: Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 2:32pm

UPDATED: Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 8:50pm

A small fire resulted from a lightning strike at a home in the 5800 block of Fort Sumpter.

Fire trucks arrived on the scene to see smoke coming from the roof. They found that the lightning had started a fire in the attic, and quickly put it out.

There were no injuries. The fire caused minimal damage.

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