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House damaged by fire started by lightning strike

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SODDY-DAISY, TN (WRCB) -

A house fire Wednesday night in Soddy-Daisy from a lightning strike destroyed nearly half of a home on Hamby Road.

The Sequoyah Volunteer Fire Department reported that the entire roofline of the home was on fire when they arrived. 

They then requested a mutual aid response for additional manpower and apparatus. 

The homeowner was not home at the time, and no injuries were reported.

Damages were estimated to be about $60,000.

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