Lightning strike sets Ooltewah house on fire
Firefighters with the Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire caused by a lightning strike on Heron Circle in Ooltewah on the evening of November 30.
Upon arrival, fire units were met with heavy fire conditions through the roof of the house. The stormy weather made conditions difficult for the firefighters.
All occupants escaped the home without injuries, but the home is considered a total loss.