Gallery: Firefighters called out after property struck by lightning in Shotley
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FIREFIGHTERS have been called out to a home in Shotley following a report that it has been struck by lightning.
Neighbours reported hearing a loud bang before the fire started in the property in Kirkton Close.
It is understood two fire engines are currently on the scene.
An eye-witness said: “I heard a flash and bang. The fire is coming through the windows and the roof has gone.”
A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said officers had attended as groups of people were in the streets watching the fire service work.