Lightning strike to gas line sparks east Windsor fire
Windsor fire officials say a lightning strike to a gas line caused a fire on Belleperche Place in Windsor, Ont. on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. (Melissa Nakhavoly / CTV Windsor)
A late afternoon storm wreaked havoc in east Windsor.
Windsor fire officials say a lightning strike to a gas line caused a lawn fire at the base of a tree on Belleperche Place.
Fire officials say the fire in front of 1129 Belleperche Pl spread along to 1137 and 1143.
Union Gas is on scene.
A large tree was also knocked down on Riverside Drive near St. Louis Avenue.
The region was under a severe thunderstorm warning.