Home in Duffield destroyed by fire due to lightning

A home in Scott County caught fire Sunday evening after a lightning strike hit the house.

Duffield Fire and Rescue and Fort Blackmore Fire Department responded to Sallings Monument Lane in Fort Blackmore at about 6:00 p.m. Sunday night.

Duffield Fire Chief Roger Carter says neighbors heard a lightning strike and called 911.

Officials say they believe the fire was started by the lightning strike.

No injuries were reported and no one is living in the single family home at the time, but officials say the house was completely destroyed.

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