Lightning bolt causes roof fire

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FIRE crews were called to a house near Malvern after a bolt of lightning cause a blaze in the roof.

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was called just after 3pm yesterday (Saturday) to a detached two-storey house on the A4103 in Storridge.

A crew from Malvern and Worcester used breathing apparatus and a hosereel to tackle the fire which caused superficial damaged in the roof space.

The lightning strike also damaged the circuits causing a fire in the fusebox in the ground floor toilet.

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11:16am Sun 20 Jul 14

sequencer says...

House must now be a 'blot' on the landscape.
House must now be a 'blot' on the landscape. sequencer
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7:20pm Sun 20 Jul 14

sequencer says...

Ah, it has now been updated - original headline read "Lightning blot causes roof fire"
Ah, it has now been updated - original headline read "Lightning blot causes roof fire" sequencer
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