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Lightning strikes house, catches fire in Scioto County, OH

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Crews responded to a house fire in Scioto County, Ohio Thursday evening.

Dispatchers say the fire happened around 6:30 p.m. in the area of Patriot Ridge Road. According to dispatchers, lightning struck the house, catching it on fire. 

No one was home at the time and no injuries were reported. The extent of damage to the house is not yet known.

The Green Township Volunteer Fire Department responded, along with the Vernon, South Webster, Porter, and Lloyd volunteer fire departments.

The scene was cleared at around 9:30 p.m.