Lightning strike started home fire

Norwalk, IA – On a recent Tuesday evening, the Norwalk fire department was called to put out a house fire that was ignited by a bolt of lightning. The strike hit the home’s shed and travelled to the house. The owners acted swiftly, grabbing their portable fire extinguisher, and put out the flames. While the house sustained some damage, everyone inside remained out of harm’s way.

WHO-HD Ch. 13 News. (Norwalk, IA)

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