DAPHNE, Ala. (WALA) – Lightning caused a house fire on Captain O’Neal Street in Daphne this afternoon.
According to the Daphne fire department, around 3:40 p.m. lightning struck the home. Two people were in the house. They say they heard the lightning hit, noticed smoke coming out of the air conditioning vents and called 9-1-1.
The Daphne Fire Department was able to confine the fire to the attic of the house and prevent damage in any other part of the house.