Lightning strike causes barn fire in Vanderburgh Co.

VANDERBURGH CO., IN (WFIE) - Lightning strikes a metal roof on a barn in Vanderburgh County and sparks a fire.

It happened around 10:30 Thursday morning at 4745 W. Boonville - New Harmony Road at Goebel Farms.

Fire crews say the lighting traveled down a wall, then into the upper floor of the barn and caught some hay on fire.

Workers at Goebel Farm used hoses on the property to contain the fire until firefighters arrived.

No reports of any injuries.

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