Lightning a possible cause for house fire in Nocatee

Crews haven't confirmed if a lightning strike caused the fire, but the National Weather Service has reported otherwise.

Fire crews have responded to a house fire that was burning in the Nocatee area Thursday night.

Crews were called out to a home on Kenmore Avenue and arrived around 7 p.m. to heavy smoke.

No one was home at the time of the fire. Crews were able to contain the fire to the attic. The fire was put out around 7:30 p.m.

No injuries have been reported.

At this time, it isn't known what caused the fire, but crews said lightning is a possibility.

The National Weather Service said the fire was caused by lightning.

The fire is now under investigation.

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