Lightning Strike Causes Fayetteville House Fire
Flames temporarily engulfed a house in Fayetteville on Thursday night, but caused no injuries.
Crews in oxygen masks had the fire under control by about 10 p.m. A 10-foot hole shown through the front of the home, but the house still stood. The roof and attic were destroyed.
A lightning strike caused the fire, according to the Nob Hill Fire Department.
Crews responded to a call shortly before 9 p.m. concerning a house fire on North Howard Porter Road. The caller said the house’s roof was on fire.
A neighbor said she saw flames shooting close to 10 feet above the roof.
Firefighters from Fayetteville, Goshen and Nob Hill responded to the call. The rural Round Mountain volunteer fire department brought a tanker to the scene. Two ambulances also arrived, as a precautionary measure.