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Officials: Lightning strike causes house fire

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Early morning house fire in Southport. (Source: Southport Assistant Fire Chief Todd Coring) Early morning house fire in Southport. (Source: Southport Assistant Fire Chief Todd Coring)
Crews respond to early morning house fire. (Source: Southport Assistant Fire Chief Todd Coring) Crews respond to early morning house fire. (Source: Southport Assistant Fire Chief Todd Coring)

SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) – Officials say a lightning strike caused a fire that destroyed a home early Tuesday morning in Southport.

According to Southport Assistant Fire Chief Todd Coring, crews from Southport Police and Sunny Point Fire were called to the house around 12:30 a.m.

No one was home when the fire started, and no one was hurt.

Officials say the home is a total loss.

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