Lightning sparks two house fires in Raleigh
Posted July 20, 2010 11:19 p.m. EDT
Updated July 21, 2010 12:02 a.m. EDT
Raleigh, N.C. — Fire investigators said lightning is to blame for two house fires in Raleigh Tuesday evening.
A two-story home at 5219 Coffeetree Drive caught on fire at about 6:30 p.m. Part of the roof and attic were damaged by the flames.
No one was injured.
Lightning is also thought to have caused a fire at 10408 Bedfordtown Drive in Raleigh at about 7:30 p.m. The home suffered roof and water damage.
Four people were inside the home at the time of the fire but no one was injured.