Lightning suspected as cause of Cullman office fire

Lightning suspected as cause of Cullman office fire

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A fire damaged the Health Imaging Services office in Cullman on Highway 157. Source: Ty Watwood/WBRC A fire damaged the Health Imaging Services office in Cullman on Highway 157. Source: Ty Watwood/WBRC
CULLMAN, AL (WBRC) -

An office building in Cullman caught on fire as a storm was moving through the area.

Authorities believe lightning may have sparked the fire at the Health Imaging Services office on Highway 57/Eva Road. The office is a PET center where they perform PET scans.

The fire started around 2:30 p.m. Cullman police and fire responded to the scene.

Everyone made it out OK,  but the building was heavily damaged. The official cause of the fire is still undetermined.

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