Advertisement
News

Lightning causes fire in Harford church

The steeple of a Harford County church was struck by lightning and caught fire during a thunderstorm yesterday.

The fire, reported about 6 p.m. at St. Mary's of the Assumption on Mountain Road in Joppa, was contained to the steeple and small portion of the roof, said a spokesman for the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company.

Advertisement

The church was occupied, but no one was injured. Damage estimates were not available.


Advertisement