Possible Lightning Sparks Home Fire in Silver Spring

No injuries reported

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    A potential lightning strike in Silver Spring, Md. starts a fire on Tuesday morning. News4's Tracee Wilkins reports. (Published Tuesday, March 20, 2012)

    A possible lightning strike sparked a home fire in Silver Spring, Maryland on Tuesday morning.

    Neighbors in this Montgomery County community say they heard a huge explosion around 5:45am.

    The reason for the fire is still under investigation, but is believed to have been caused by the lightning strike.

    Firefighters quickly arrived at the scene and were able to get the fire under control. No one was injured.