Lightning sparks Hamilton attic fire

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A lightning strike in a Hamilton neighborhood sparked an attic fire on Friday evening.

Fire units responded to the 800 block of Prytania Ave. around 5:45 p.m. on Friday following reports of a lighting strike in the area.

Upon arrival, crews found heavy smoke issuing from roof gables and fire in the rear of the structure. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames by initiating an aggressive attack on the second floor.

Damage has been estimated at $40 thousand.

No injuries have been reported

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