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Apparent Lightning Strike Leads to Fire, Destroying Villa Hills Home

Fire destroyed a home in a Villa Hills neighborhood overnight Friday.

It may have been caused by a lightning strike.

Multiple fire departments from surrounding communities responded to the 900 block of Northoak Drive just before 3 a.m. Friday to find the home completely engulfed in flames.

It appears to be a total loss.

No one was home at the time of the fire.

One media report indicated that the family is out of town.

This story will be updated when more information is known.

-Staff report