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Lightning strike causes house fire in Little River

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LITTLE RIVER, SC (WMBF) – Firefighters responded to a home in Little River Thursday morning after a lightning strike caused a fire, Horry County Fire Rescue officials confirmed.

HCFR units responded to Middle Ridge Lane in the River Hills subdivision at about 9:08 a.m. Thursday. All occupants of the house were accounted for and evacuated from the home, said Brian Van Aernem with HCFR.

The strike caused a fire in the attic, he said. The fire was brought under control by about 9:16 p.m., HCFR officials confirmed.

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