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Lightning Causes Nursing Home Fire

Posted July 27, 2007

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— Two lightning strikes caused a nursing home to catch fire Friday afternoon, authorities said.

Lightning struck two different parts of the attic at Britthaven Nursing Home at 515 Barbour Road, and 40 to 50 residents had to be moved to different locations within the nursing home, authorities said.

No injuries were reported.