Lightning strikes gas line, sparks fire in St. Louis County - KMOV.com

Lightning strikes gas line, sparks fire in St. Louis County

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(KMOV.com) -- A lightning strike hit a buried gas line and sparked a fire in Olivette late Monday night.

Olivette Fire Department said lightning struck the front yard of a home in the 10 block of Bon Hills Dr. around 11:30 p.m.

The yard immediately went up in flames and fire officials said they had to evacuate several homes along the street.

Officials on the scene said no one was hurt in the fire.

Crews responded to the scene and worked to cap the gas line.

 

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