Lighting strike sparks fire at Philadelphia school

August 9, 2013 8:42:53 PM PDT
A Philadelphia elementary school took a direct hit from a bolt of lightning Friday afternoon.

The strike carved a block of stone off the roof of the McDaniel School and ignited a small fire.

Firefighters responded to the building at 23rd and Mifflin in Point Breeze around 3:30 p.m.

They had the fire under control within 10 minutes.

No one was hurt.

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