Lightning strike sparks fire in Germantown

WDTN Photo/Kris Sproles

GERMANTOWN, Ohio (WDTN) – Lightning sparked a fire in Germantown Monday morning.

The homeowners were home when it happened, and when they realized what happened, they cut the power to the house and the both got out OK.

Most of the damage to the Weaver Road home was from smoke and water.

The homeowners told 2 NEWS this is the second time the house has been struck by lightning in the 30 years they’ve owned it. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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