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Two people displaced after lightning strikes Richmond apartments

fire at st johns

RICHMOND, Va. — The Richmond Fire Department responded to a fire on the second-floor apartment in South Richmond Wednesday night.

The St. John’s Wood apartment building is located in the 900 block of Lisson Crescent, at St. Ann’s Drive.

Officials assume the fire was caused by a lightning strike. Heavy electrical storms moved through the metro-Richmond area Wednesday night.

Two units were affected. Red Cross is coming to assist.