Lightning sparks fire at Eureka home

EUREKA, Mo. – As storms moved across the St. Louis area Monday, lighting sparked a house fire in Eureka.

Scott Barthelmass with the Eureka Fire Department says the fire happened at a home in the 400 block of Eagle Pointe Landing around 8:15 p.m. Neighbors saw flames and called 911.

The home sustained fire, water, and smoke damage. Everybody got out of the home safely.

Firefighters say it was one of several homes struck by lightning in the area.


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