House Fire in Torrington Possibly Caused by Lightning Strike

Monica Garske

Firefighters are responding to a home on Weed Road in Torrington that caught fire as thunderstorms moved through the area Tuesday night.

The fire department said crews are investigating to determine whether a lightning strike is to blame.

Officials said the fire was under control by about 9:50 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for Litchfield County.

No additional information was immediately available.

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