Firefighters were called to a fire at a property in Birkenhead following a lightning strike today.
Two fire engines attended the incident, which occurred on Larch Road in Tranmere, just after 2pm.
Fire crews found the fire, which occurred in the first-floor bedroom, to be out on arrival. All occupants were out of the house and uninjured.
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Firefighters ventilated the property and investigated the cause, which appeared to be a lightning strike.
The bedroom and contents were partially damaged by heat, smoke and fire.
Three further first-floor rooms were damaged by smoke.
Fire crews remained at the scene for around 40 minutes.