Firefighters from Killingworth and several surrounding towns responded to a house fire believed to have been caused by a lightning strike Monday morning.
According to News 8, three cars inside a garage 20 Cow Pen Hill Road were destroyed as a result of the fire.
@GeorgeRoelofsen, a Killingworth volunteer firefighter and camerman for News 8, tweeted the following at 8:37 a.m.: Structure Fire, Killingworth...24 Cow Pen Hill Rd. Lightening strike. First arriving unit reports flames showing.
The home is owned by Mike Board, who told WFSB that a neighbor noticed the garage on fire and banged on Board's door until he heard the noise.
Mutual aid from Clinton, Madison and Haddam responded to the call.
Correction: We originally reported that the fire was sparked at 24 Cow Pen Hill Road. The correct address is 20 Cow Pen Hill Road. We apologize for the error.