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Lightning strike causes house fire in Woodlawn

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Posted at 3:36 PM, Jul 04, 2019

WOODLAWN, Md. — Baltimore County Fire crews were called to the scene of a house fire in Woodlawn on Thursday.

Fire officials report the house fire happened on the 3400 block of Flannery Lane just before 3 p.m. They say flames were showing from the roof of the two-story home.

Firefighters were able to place the fire under control shortly after arriving at the scene. The cause of the fire was was determined to be from a lightning strike.

No injuries were reported.

Moments before the house fire, Baltimore County crews responded to an incident involving a man being struck by lightning in Patapsco Park.

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