Lightning strike damages Garrett mobile home

Garrett firefighters check for possible fire extension after being dispatched to a mobile home reportedly struck by lightning just after 8:30 a.m. Sunday at 52 E. Edgewater Drive North in North Pointe Crossing. Light smoke was showing when the first fire units arrived, said Garrett Fire Chief Chad Werkheiser. The strike caused a hole and some charring to the fascia, along with some damage to electrical wiring, he said. Two people and a cat were inside at the time of the suspected lightning strike. Werkheiser said the mobile home suffered no interior damage. The situation was placed under control at 8:49 a.m.

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