Lightning is believed to be the cause of two Sunday night fires around the area. According to officials, the fires broke out in Brookline and Crafton around 11 p.m.
Two structure fires in Butler County Monday night were caused by lightning, according to investigators.
The strong storms and lightning that moved through the area overnight left behind some damage in parts of the area.
The storms that moved through the area this morning caused some damage to a home on Mount Washington.
Some severe weather is rolling through the area today.
A house fire sent crews to a house in Butler County. The home is located in the 1000-block of Sophia Lane in Adams Township. Lightning apparently hit the house at about 1:30 p.m.
Strong thunderstorms rolled through the area this morning. Some locations saw heavy rains, lightning and for others, dime-sized hail.
Lightning struck a church steeple in Upper St. Clair. This happened at Westminster Presbyterian Church in the 2000-block of Washington Road.
Storms pummeled parts of the area with high winds, heavy rain and lightning. In Lawrence County, Ellwood City Power and Light crews went from one neighborhood to another fixing utility poles and downed power lines.
The sky was clear, but an 11-year-old girl was struck by lightning. This happened last Friday in Washington County.
Lightning struck a transformer box on a utility pole in West View early Tuesday morning.
Lightning sparked a fire at a Butler County farm. Cindy Jesteadt says her father-in-law rents farm property in Prospect.
Fast-moving storms hit the Pittsburgh area Monday night and knocked out power to thousands.
While the day started off with some sunshine, there a chance today that the Pittsburgh area could see more showers and thunderstorms into the evening hours.
As storms move through the area, lightning is causing damage. Firefighters were called to a home on Cody Road in Herminie after an attic caught fire.
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