Lightning Might Have Sparked 3-Alarm Fire at Groton Condos

Lightning might have sparked a a three-alarm fire at a Groton condominium complex that damaged a unit and displaced residents.

Fire broke out at Kinnesbrook Condos, a condo complex on Meridian Street extension in Groton, on Tuesday morning.

No official cause of the fire has been determined, but the fire chief said it might have been a lightning strike. A thunder and lightning storm was moving through the area when the fire started.[[320608722,L]]

Officials said it one corner apartment sustained significant damage and the fire escalated to three alarms because of humidity.

Some families will be displaced, but no information was immediately available on how many.

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