Lightning sparks small fire at school in Gloucester Township

Photo courtesy of Gloucester Township Police Department

Authorities believe lightning sparked a small fire that led to the evacuation of a Camden County Catholic school.

Firefighters were called to Our Lady of Hope School on the 400 block of Blackhorse Pike in Blackwood at about 7:30 a.m.

The school building had started filling with a light smoke and was evacuated.

Students and teachers were later allowed back inside the school.

There were no reports of any injuries.
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