Lightning strike blows hole in home's roof

Firefighters were called to home struck by lightning in Huntersville Wednesday afternoon.

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – A Huntersville home was damaged after being struck by lightning during storms Wednesday afternoon, officials say. 

According to Huntersville Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to a home in the 13000 block of Tilesford Lane just after 3 p.m. Officials say the fire was controlled upon arrival by emergency personnel. During an inspection of the home, firefighters discovered a 1-foot hole in the home's roof that was caused by lightning. 

Emergency officials have not said if anyone was injured during the incident. 

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