Southport Fire Department responds to lightning strikes

Southport Fire Department responds to residential structure after lightning strike (Photo: Southport Fire Department)

SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY)– According to the Southport Fire Department Facebook page, crews had to respond to a couple of lightning strikes Saturday evening.

Crews first responded to Southport Marina when a boat was reportedly struck by lightning, and in that same Facebook post the department said they were also assisting St. James Fire Department with a residential structure fire.

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The Department then later posted that crews were on scene after a residential structure was also struck by lightning Rivermist.

According to Police Chief Todd Coring no injuries were reported.