Lightning strike sparks two house fires in Mooresville

Credit: Mike Hanson

Lightning sparks two house fires in Mooresville -- Home located on Whippoorwill Road

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on July 15, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 7:46 PM

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Friday firefighters were consumed with two house fires that were both sparked by lightning.

You can actually see the spot where the bolt struck a million dollar home on Whippoorwill Road.

Investigators say there’s approximately $100,000 in damages.

Around the same time just two miles away, another lightning strike sparked a house fire on Water Oak Drive.   Firefighters say lightening hit  the attic.

No one was injured in either fire.   
 

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