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Lightning believed to be cause of Eastlake house fire

Posted: 2:36 PM, May 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-13 18:39:15Z

The Eastlake Fire Department is investigating a house fire it said was caused by a lightning strike.

The house on St. Lawrence Boulevard began burning at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The road was closed off while firefighters battled the blaze. It was reopened at 5:30 p.m.

Fire investigators said there were reports of lightning in the area when the fire started.

No injuries were reported.