Lightning Causes House Fire

By:  Cole Miller

A strike of lightning from this mornings storm sparked a massive house fire.

Firefighters say the blaze started around 3:30 this morning at a home in the Highlands and now know the garage was hit by lightning.

Firefighters say it took about 40 minutes to get under control, as the fire spread to other parts of the house.

The homeowner tells us he was out of town when the fire started.

The family lost 3 of their pets.