Report of possible lighting strike

A look at the scene on Thursday, June 18.

Shelby public safety crews responded Thursday evening to the corner of Vernon Road and Park Drive on a report of a lightning strike causing a possible building fire.

Crews on the scene report that during an evening storm, it appears a tree branch fell, and on the way down, struck a utility line behind the building, causing sparks.

No building fire was found. No one was hurt.

The scene is reported clear.

The call came in shortly after 5 p.m.

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