Lightning from thunderstorms rumbling through the Washington region Wednesday night is believed to have sparked two house fires in Loudoun County, fire officials said.
The first blaze was reported a little after 10 p.m. at a home on Wildrose Court in Ashburn. It was followed by a fire reported at a home on Summer Breeze Court in Sterling about 10:30 p.m.
The homes suffered property damage, but no injuries were reported.
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