Lightning strikes cause local house fires
7/16/14–Authorities believe lightning strikes caused house fires in New Hanover and Brunswick counties.
In Southport–3 firefighters had to be treated for heat-related injuries after working a house fire on East Leonard Street.
The firefighters are expected to be okay, and no one inside the home was hurt.
Meanwhile, in Wilmington, no one was injured at a house fire on Turnberry Place.
There’s no word on how much damage was caused to either home.