Savannah Fire Rescue responds to 2 fires in afternoon storm

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Savannah Fire Rescue on scene at19 Bundy Park (WSAV Jon Dowding)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Crews responded to two weather-related incidents Wednesday afternoon.

A thunderstorm with heavy rain and lightning passed through the Savannah area around 3 p.m.

Shortly after then, Savannah Fire Rescue responded to a condominium fire on the Southside. Officials say it appears lightning struck the building, causing a fire in the attic.

Crews respond to Brandywine road (Savannah Fire Rescue)

The fire has been extinguished, but two residents were displaced.

Savannah Fire also responded to “multiple calls in the area of Brandywine Road,” located in Midtown. The department said a small fire broke out at 135 Brandywine Road due to a lightning strike.

No one was home at the time and crews were able to prevent the fire from extending inside of the home.

A transformer was blown at a neighboring home. No one was hurt or displaced.

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