Lightning Sparks House Fire In Pitt County

The storms that rolled through Monday night are blamed for a house fire.

Dispatchers said Winterville firefighters responded to a house fire on Corbett Street around 8:30 Monday night. Officials believe a bolt of lightning sparked the blaze.

Two fire departments responded along with EMS, though no injuries were reported.

WITN's videographer captured the photo showing a blue tarp on the roof, covering the damage.

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