Lightning Strikes Washingtonian Woods Home
Around 6 p.m. on Sept. 7, a home on the 200 block of Midsummer Drive was struck by lightning. According to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service reports, the attic quickly caught fire. One occupant at home at the time escaped unharmed, and 75 firefighters fought the blaze. Sustaining approximately $700,000 in damage, the house is totaled and a family of four has been displaced.