Lightning strikes garage on Sheephill Road in Greenwich

A Greenwich family got quite a scare Tuesday evening when lightning struck their garage. Firefighters say no one was hurt and the house is secure.

Firefighters say no one was hurt and the

Firefighters say no one was hurt and the house is secure. (Credit: News 12 Connecticut)

NORWALK - A Greenwich family got quite a scare Tuesday evening when lightning struck their garage.

During Tuesday's storm, lightning struck the garage on Sheephill Road after 8 p.m.

Firefighters say the family had a close call. No one was injured and the house is secure.

The homeowner says he heard a loud explosion after the lightning strike and saw smoke emitting from the garage. He thinks the lightning struck a wire and worked its way through the garage's walls.

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