Local home burns after lightning strike


Multiple area fire departments responded to a two-story structure fire on Highland Drive in White Bluff Wednesday night, June 19, at approximately 10 p.m. Lightning reportedly struck the house during severe storms that rolled through the area Wednesday evening. The occupants of the home were able to get out of the house as the fire started in the attic, and no injuries were reported. Firefighters reported that the home was a total loss. Responding were firefighters and personnel from departments in White Bluff, Whitney, 2604, Lakeview, Blum, Peoria, Steele Creek, Rio Vista and Covington. Photo courtesy White Bluff Volunteer Fire Department photographer Wendy Anderson – White Bluff VFD Facebook Page