Lightning sparks flames in Charlotte County house fire

Photo via Charlotte County Fire & EMS

A house caught fire Friday night off State Road 31, Charlotte County Fire & EMS said.

Crews worked to extinguished the flames caused by lightning striking the metal roof around 7:40 p.m. at a home on the 40000 block of Horshoe Road.

The house suffered more than $5,000 in damage.

The Punta Gorda Fire Department and Bayshore Fire assisted in putting the fire out.

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