Crews respond to fire caused by suspected lightning strike in Leland

  • Source: WECT-TV NBC 6 Wilmington
  • Published: 07/20/2021 12:00 AM

According to a Facebook post from Leland Fire/Rescue, crews with several fire departments responded to a fire outside of a house on Darrow Drive Sunday evening. The fire was caused by a suspected lightning strike. Crews with the Leland, Winnabow, North West, Navassa, New Hanover County, and Wilmington fire departments all responded around 6:45 p.m. The Facebook post says the fire was quickly extinguished and limited to the exterior of the house. No injuries have been reported.


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