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Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:42

Shed and Vintage Car Damaged in Thursday A.M. Fire

a shed damaged in a lightning fire this morning in Hickory a shed damaged in a lightning fire this morning in Hickory WHKY staff photo by Jim Karas

At about 9:45 this morning (April 3), Hickory Firefighters responded to a fire at a shed behind a house on 12th Avenue N.E., just off of 5th Street N.E. The fire was caused by a lightning strike during this morning’s thunderstorm.

The shed and a 1973 Porsche stored within were heavily damaged. The house and a neighboring house both lost power, but sustained no additional damage.

No injuries were reported.

The Hickory Police Department also responded to the scene.

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