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Fire Consumes Home After Possible Lightning Strike

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LEBANON, Tenn. – Firefighters responded to a home fully engulfed in flames in the Laguardo area of Wilson County.

Neighbors said the fire started around 7:30 p.m. Saturday at a house on the corner of Bettye Boulevard and C.P. Steward Boulevard in the Heritage Highlands subdivision.

Flames could be seen billowing out of the roof of the house. Several crews battled the flames but were unable to control the blaze. 

The family was apparently home at the time of the fire. Everyone was able to get out of the home without injuries, but the home suffered significant damage.

Witnesses said the home was struck by lightning. Fire investigators were still working to determine the exact cause of the fire.

An estimate of the damage was not available. 

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