Lightning strike causes Prince George house fire

PRINCE GEORGE, VA (WWBT) - We now know the cause of a house fire that destroyed one home and damaged two others on the Fourth of July.

Prince George County fire investigators say a lightning strike is to blame.  The fire happened July 4th at a home on Pruett Drive.

The fire-ravaged house was vacant when the blaze broke out.  It took responders about two hours to get the fire under control.

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