INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – There was a lot of lightning associated with the storms that rumbled through central Indiana early Thursday.
Lightning appears to have sparked a fire at a house on the city’s south side.
Fire crews were called to the 1700 block of Delaney Drive in a neighborhood near State Road 37 and Southport Road.
The family said they heard a boom, smelled smoke, and called the fire department.
The fire was contained to a bathroom. Firefighters say it appears the blaze was the result of a lightning strike to the house.
Firefighters had the fire out in about 10 minutes. Damage to the home is estimated at $15,000.