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Westport, Tiverton, Little Compton respond to home that catches fire due to lightning



Photo courtesy of Little Compton Fire Department

During yesterday’s severe thunderstorm, a local home was damaged by a lightning strike.

According to the Little Compton Fire Department, at approximately 7:30 p.m. last night, LCFD was dispatched to a residence on Shaw Road for a house struck by lightening. A party called in a structure fire.

Apparatus arrived on scene to find fire showing from the roof of the house.

Mutual Aid from Tiverton Fire and Westport Fire came in for assistance.

A very quick stop was made by the responding crew which limited the damage.

No injuries were reported.

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