Memorial-area house fire blamed on lightning


It happened at a house on Gawain Lane near Fairlane Drive.

Homeowners awoke to the smell of smoke around 4:15am. The family of three went outside and saw fire trucks in the distance.

According to officials, a fire crew was already in the neighborhood checking on power outages. They quickly extinguished the blaze.

No one was hurt, but there was damage to the home's attic and roof.

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