Lightning strike causes Springboro house fire

Lightning caused a house fire on Thomas Drive in Springboro.

SPRINGBORO, Ohio (WDTN) — Firefighters say a lightning strike caused thousands of dollars in damage to a Springboro house.

Crews responded to a fire call in the 100 block of Thomas Drive just after 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

When firefighters arrived, they chose to battle the fire from the outside.

Several crews worked together to contain the fire.

Firefighters estimate the damages at $15-20 thousand dollars.

No one was hurt. 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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