Lightning Strikes Harmony House in Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Superior Fire Department responded to the call of a fire around 7:47 a.m. Friday, in the 7600 block of John Avenue.

Crews arrived on scene to find a fire in the attic area at the front of the building. The roof became weak and collapsed into the structure.

Battalion Chief Steven Edwards reports that everyone in the assisted living facility, Harmony House, was able to safely evacuate.

No injuries were reported in this incident.

Damages to the building are estimated at $100,000.

The cause of the fire has been determined as a lightning strike to the building.

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