Franklin home catches fire after lightning strike - WSMV News 4

Franklin home catches fire after lightning strike

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According to the Franklin Fire Dept., a house caught fire on Windcrest Drive in the Fieldstone Farms subdivision after an apparent lightning strike. 

The strike triggered a fire/burglar alarm at a home around the corner, alarms in the home actually struck did not go off. 

The tenant ran out when first responders arrived and flagged them down, redirecting them to her home. 

When they arrived at 12:23 p.m., they spotted smoke coming from the attic. 

Luckily, the woman, her child and two dogs were able to escape unharmed. 

This is a developing story, stay with Channel 4 for updates.

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