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Nobody was injured when an apparent lightning strike ignited a fire at home in Vershire last night. Read more.


After cutting away an area of cedar shake siding with a chainsaw firefighters examine where lightning was suspected to have traveled down the side of Donna Goldberg’s house on Taylor Valley Road in Vershire, Vt., on July 17, 2018. The early 1970s-era house was unoccupied, undergoing renovations and is insured. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.


p.s. Our friends at the Concord Monitor report that lightning caused three fires in New Hampshire.