News Sections
Home Struck By Lightning Catches Fire
Updated May 5, 2013 12:11 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
 Print    Archive    RSS

(FRANKLIN) - Franklin Fire Department responded to a call that lightning had struck a residence and was on fire.

The home on the 1000 block of Country Meadow Rd. was struck Saturday afternoon. Lightning caused the attic to catch fire.

Nearby neighbors who saw smoke approached the home to warn the woman who lived there. Franklin Fire Department says the woman was unaware her attic was on fire.

The woman was evacuated from the home. There were no reported injuries.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File