Lightning causes house fire in Williamson County

Posted: 6:46 PM, Aug 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-13 19:47:28-04
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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.