WESTFIELD, Ind. (WISH) - A family of four has been displaced after a house fire broke out in Westfield Sunday afternoon.
Firefighters were called to the home in the Richters Corner subdivision located in the 16100 block of Etna Green. This is in the area of 161st and Oakridge.
Authorities at the scene say four people were home at the time -- a mother, father and two children.
The family heard a loud bang noise during the storm. Firefighters say the son was playing videogames and felt the shock, though he is OK.
Family members started smelling smoke, began seeing it coming from a vent, evacuated, and called 911.
Firefighters on the scene say the roof of the home was fully involved in just minutes.
Two portions of the roof collapsed during the fire fight.
Firefighters say they received seven calls of lightning-related reports in one hour's time. Investigators have determined the cause of the fire was a lightning strike to the home.
Damages are estimated at a quarter of a million dollars. No injuries were reported.
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