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Lightning might have caused Raleigh shed fire

Posted April 4, 2012 10:56 p.m. EDT

— Fire officials are investigating whether a lightning strike caused a shed fire in Raleigh Wednesday evening.

The shed, on Creedmoor Road near Falls Lake, burst into flames around 5 p.m.

Neighbors said they saw lightning hit the building.

The exact cause remains under investigation.

A cold front moving in from the north brought spotty storms to central North Carolina Wednesday afternoon and evening, bringing heavy rain and some lightning strikes.