Lightning strikes blamed for 2 Oldham Co. house fires

Lightning strikes blamed for 2 Oldham Co. house fires

LA GRANGE, KY (WAVE) - Lightning strikes are blamed for two house fires in La Grange.

The first fire was reported at 2:23 a.m. Tuesday in the 2500 block of Ballard School Road.

The second fire was reported at 3:06 a.m. in the 2100 block of Sugar Maple Drive. Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire in the attic. The fire was brought under control within a half-hour.

Everyone made it out of each home safely.

Damage to the Sugar Maple house is extensive.

There is no word on the extent of damage to the house on Ballard School Road.

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