Flames shoot from Washington Township apartment roof

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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – An apartment is in flames Friday afternoon in Washington Township.

The two-alarm fire happened around 12:30 pm at an apartment complex in the 1600 block of Seabreeze Court at the Chesapeake Landing Apartments.

Montgomery County dispatchers tell 2 NEWS a caller reported the fire may have been starting by a lightning strike. The fire department has not confirmed that yet.

One resident told 2 NEWS he saw two lightning bolts before the flames began.

The fire is still under investigation but Washington Township Deputy Fire Chief Scott Kujawa said about a dozen apartments were damaged.

There are no reports of any injuries.

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