Lightning causes house fire in Williamson County

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Posted at 6:46 PM, Aug 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-13 19:47:28-04

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — Lightning started a house fire in Williamson County during severe storms Tuesday night.

Williamson County firefighters responded to the home in the Watkins Creek subdivision.

The storms that pushed through the mid-state caused several reports of damage and thousands of outages across the region.

Details of the fire weren't released, but Emergency Management officials used the incident to remind people of the dangers of lightning.