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Lightning causes at least $75K in damage to home

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - Hamilton County EMS tell Channel 3 a house on Walden's Ridge took a direct hit of lightning that caused significant damages to the Hilton residence Saturday afternoon. 

Just before 1:30, a 911 call was received reporting a house fire at 1821 Timesville Road in the Signal Mountain area. 

The Walden's Ridge Emergency Services arrived on the scene to heavy smoke coming from the attic and second floor of the house. WRES immediately called for a Mutual Aid response for additional manpower. 

Signal Mountain Fire Department responded to the scene and Red Bank Fire Department responded to WRES district for additional emergencies. 

Firefighters worked quickly to contain the fire. They were no injuries and damages are listed at $75,000 to $100,000. 
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