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.