Lightning strikes cause multiple house fires in Darke Co.

DARKE CO. — Lightning strikes are to blame for at least two house fires in Darke County Sunday evening, according to dispatchers.

Firefighters remain at the scene of a now extinguished fire in the 2200 block of McFeeley Petry Road.

Crews were sent to an additional fire caused by a lightning strike in on White Springs Road earlier this evening, according to dispatchers.

Dispatchers said no injuries are reported in either fire, with the scene on McFeeley Petry Road being the more severe of the two fires. A third fire under invest

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