Lightning Causes Apartment Fire

A lightning strike started an apartment fire in Lexington in the first round of storms Saturday.

The Lexington Fire Department says a nine-unit apartment complex on Linden Walk caught on fire around 9:30 am.

Fire fighters say lightning hit the attic and it caught on fire.

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People in the complex used fire extinguishers to control the flames until crews arrived to put it out.

They say no one was hurt.