Lightning ignites Loudoun County house fires

Lightning from{ }last night's{ }storms is believed to have sparked several house fires in Loudoun County.

Flames broke out at a home on Wildrose Court in Ashburn just after 10 p.m. Wednesday night.

Authorities say the fire caused about $40,000 in damage, but no injuries were reported.

A short while later, another fire was reported on Summer Breeze Court in Sterling.{ }

No further details were immediately available.