Lightning strike sparks house fire in Oklahoma City neighborhood


OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A lightning bolt lit a house on fire in Oklahoma City on Thursday.

The fire ignited in the Rose Creek neighborhood Thursday morning.

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A house caught on fire following a lightning strike.

Chopper 4 was overhead as Oklahoma City firefighters battled the blaze. Footage showed smoke rise from a gaping hole in the home’s roof.

Firefighters treated one person who suffered possible smoke inhalation.

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Crews at the scene of the fire.

Crews contained most of the damage to the roof and second floor, close to where the lightning struck.

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