Possible lightning strike sparks house fire
A family of 4 is displaced after a possible lightning strike sparked a fire at their west Ottawa home.
Fire crews were called to Noblesse Avenue in Barrhaven just before 8 p.m. for a fire in the basement.
No injuries were reported. Damage is estimated between $25,000 and $30,000.
The official cause is still under investigation but officials say they are confident it was as a result of lightning.