Two houses hit by lightning in Hesketh Bank

Fire crews were called out to two houses that were hit by lightning in Hesketh Bank yesterday evening, July 3.
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Fire engines from Tarleton and Penwortham were called out to a lightning strike on two houses on Cherry Vale, Hesketh Bank yesterday evening.

At approximately 8:30 pm, crews were called and had to administer first aid to a casualty.

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The strike did not cause a fire, which was confirmed by crews at the scene.

Fire crews were called out last night, July 3Fire crews were called out last night, July 3
Fire crews were called out last night, July 3

A spokesperson from the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Firefighters used administered first aid to one casualty before they were treated by paramedics.

"Firefighters also checked that the lightning strike hadn’t caused a fire, using two thermal imaging cameras."

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