MCFRS Respond to House Fire Caused by Lightning Strike

by Patrick Herron

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded a house fire on the 100blk of Carlisle Dr. in Coleville on Friday morning around 1am. The fire began in the attic and is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike. According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS, around 60 firefighters responded to the scene of the fire at the two-story home.

No injuries were reported and one family consisting of two adults and three children has been displaced. Damages total around $200,000 ($100,000 contents and $100,000 structure).
Per @mcfrsPIO on twitter: (~1a) Carlisle Dr, off Sherwood Forest Dr, Colesville, Lightning strike, fire/smoke in attic – occupants ok, no inj @mcfrs PE724, PE718, PE715, PE712, PE725, AT724, AT718, RS715, A724, BC701, BC704, C715, SA700, RS742B, AT715, T725, AT740, A715, ALS742B responded @DavidPazos15


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