Lightning sparks brush fire, damages nearby home - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Lightning sparks brush fire, damages nearby home

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WOODBURY, CT (WFSB) -

Woodbury firefighters are still cleaning up after an early morning fire on Woodside Circle.

Officials tell Eyewitness News that shortly before 3 a.m. crews responded to reports of a brush fire off the roadway. 

When crews arrived, they found the brush fire had extended to a nearby home.

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control shortly.

There is no word on the extent of damage to the home; however, officials said no one was injured.

According to officials, it is believed that a lightning strike from a passing thunderstorm sparked the fire.

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