Lightning Causes Nursing Home Fire
Posted July 27, 2007 4:10 p.m. EDT
Updated July 27, 2007 7:14 p.m. EDT
Smithfield, N.C. — 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.