Beaufort County House Struck By Lightning

Emergency officials tell WITN-7 News lightning struck a home during an early morning storm, Wednesday.

First responders say the home on Nelson Farm Road, off Possum Track Road was on fire when they arrived. The sole occupant of the home got out safely. Firefighters say damage was extensive and the home mey be a total loss.

Chocowinity Fire and EMS, Blounts Creek Fire and Bunyon Fire departments extinguished the blaze.