Lightning may have sparked Buckeye Lake house fire

Courtesy: David Barton

THORNVILLE, Ohio (WCMH) – An overnight fire in Perry County may have been sparked by a lightning strike.

Courtesy: David Barton
Courtesy: David Barton

The fire started shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Lake Drive in Thornville.

The flames were contained to the second floor of the home.

No injuries were reported, as nobody was inside the home at the time of the fire.

The official cause of the fire remains under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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