Officials: Lightning likely started house fire in Dorchester County

Officials: Lightning likely started house fire in Dorchester County
Emergency officials reported that lightning likely struck a house and caused a fire in Dorchester County Wednesday night. It happened at a home on Sandridge Road near Ridgeville. (Source: Live 5 News)

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Emergency officials reported that lightning likely struck a house and caused a fire in Dorchester County Wednesday night.

It happened at a home on Sandridge Road near Ridgeville.

Dorchester County fire officials said the house was vacant, and no injuries have been reported.

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