Crews respond to house fire possibly caused by lightning during severe storm in Perquimans Co.

PERQUIMANS Co., N.C. – Crews responded to a house fire Tuesday evening while severe storms moved through the area.

The Emergency Management Director for Perquimans County said the fire may have started by lightning.

The home is in the 100 block of Stevenson Drive in Hertford.

Firefighters are currently at the scene as of 3:45 p.m.

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