Over 12 displaced after lightning strike in Delaware
MARSHALLTON, Del. - July 15, 2012 (WPVI) -- More than a dozen residents in Marhsallton, Delaware have been displaced following a lightning strike that sparked a fire.
It happened around 8:00 Sunday evening in the Villages of Clay Creek along Melson Drive.
Authorities believe that lightning struck the rooftop of the three-story building causing a fire.
Fire officials at the scene tell Action News that the strike also hit a water pipe which served to douse the flames.
Fire crews say the building sustained water damage as a result.
Over a dozen residents were evacuated from the building and remain displaced.
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