Resident says lightning the cause of fire at Hoover home

Photo of house fire at

Helena and Hoover firefighters are working a house fire that is believed to have been started by lightning.

Both fire departments responded to the call shortly before 6 p.m. at a home located at 116 South View Terrace. A resident reported a bolt of lightning hit the house then smoke quickly filling inside the home.

Fire could be seen in a photo tweeted by Tanner Robbins. It is unknown at this time if anyone was injured.

ABC 33/40 will continue to follow this story and provide updates as more information is made available.

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