Lightning blamed for Urbana house fire

(WDTN Photo)

URBANA, Ohio (WDTN) – Emergency crews were called to a home on North Dugan Road in Urbana around midnight Monday morning.

Fire officials say people inside the house heard what sounded like a loud lightning strike and then smelled smoke.

Everyone was able to get out of the home safely.

The suffered significant damage, according to fire officials. 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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