At 16:07 hours, 5-26-16, The Cincinnati Emergency Communications Center received a call from the occupant of 3073 Markbreit Avenue, Oakley, stating his house had been struck by lightning and there was fire coming from the roof.
Photograph - Bill Strite
1 Alarm: Engines 31 & 46; Safety Engine 49; Trucks 31 & 23; RAT 18; District 4 (Winston) & 1 (Potter); Medic 46, Heavy Rescue 9; ALS 32 and SO2. Photograph - Bill Strite
Engine 31 went on the scene and reported heavy smoke and fire shooting from the roof of a 2 story brick, single family dwelling.