Lightning causes fire at Chesapeake home

Posted at 4:47 PM, Sep 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-03 22:57:16-04

Chesapeake, Va. - Chesapeake fire crews were on the scene of a large house fire in the Hickory section of the city on Tuesday afternoon.

Officials say lightning was the cause of the fire.

The home was located in the 1400 block of Pine Bark Lane. Officials say it was a two-story single family home and it was severely damaged in the fire.

Crews were able to get the fire under control by 5:52 p.m.

We'll keep you updated as we learn more.