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Greater Brighton Fire Rescue District
Firefighters check for extension from a lightning-caused attic fire in east Brighton June 18.
Lightning catches home on fire; no injuries

A lightning strike set a house in fire in east Brighton June 16.

It happened shortly after 2:40 p.m. at 34th Avenue and Grove Street, just south of Sister Cities Park. Brighton Fire Rescue tweeted that the fire was confined to the attic.

"Lightning strikes are particularly difficult because it travels inside," the fire department said in a tweet.

It took firefighters about 20 minutes to put the fire out. No one was injured.

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