Firefighters dealt with a roof fire after a block of flats in Ballards Lane in Finchley was struck by lightning in the early hours of this morning.
It is believed that the bolt of lightning stuck the roof causing brick damage. Part of the roof and a second floor flat was damaged by fire.
The Brigade was called at 0212 and the fire was under control by 0316. Firefighters from Finchley and Barnet fire stations attended the scene.