Lightning may have caused Beech Grove fire

(WISH Photo)
(WISH Photo)

BEECH GROVE, Ind. (WISH) — A Beech Grove couple heard a lightning strike Thursday morning and realized shortly after that their house was on fire.

Firefighters went to the home in the 900 block of Rotherham Circle. Fire officials said they’re fairly certain lightning is what caused the fire.

The couple was able to get out of the home without any issues. There was minor damage to the back of the house, but no one was injured. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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