Lightning Strike Triggers Fire At Fort Meade

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Army officials say two houses were destroyed and two others were damaged when a lightning strike triggered a fire at the installation.

Fort Meade Fire and Emergency teams say the blaze was reported about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Lightning struck the roof of one of the home.

The Capital of Annapolis reports that many residents were evacuated. The two-alarm fire left two families homeless.

No one was injured.
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Information from: The Capital of Annapolis, Md., http://capitalgazette.com

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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