Crews called after property struck by lightning

Mendip Avenue, Weston-super-Mare

Three crews from Weston fire station, along with the turntable ladder, were called to a commercial property after it was struck by lightning, causing severe structural damage. 

On arrival, firefighters found six adults and two children had evacuated from the property prior to their arrival. 

Following an assessment by ambulance crews, one female was conveyed to hospital. 

Firefighters remained on scene to remove loose debris from the roof and made the property safe.