Local/State

Lightning sparks house fire

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Lightning is being blamed for a house fire in eastern Wake County.

Storms were passing through the area Tuesday afternoon when the fire started at the home on Lottery Lane.

Residents told ABC11 that they heard a loud crash and got out of the home as soon as they could.

Most of the damage was contained to the roof and attic area.

Firefighters managed to rescue a dog from the burning home.

No one was injured.

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