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Crews responding to house fire in Great Falls

Great Falls Fire Rescue is on scene
Posted at 10:38 AM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 14:18:53-04

(UPDATE, 11 a.m.) A fire at a home along 7th Avenue North in Great Falls was caused by lightning.

Officials with Great Falls Fire Rescue said the fire started after lightning from Sunday morning's thunderstorm struck a tree and the house.

The fire was in the attic and is contained at this time.

No injuries have been reported.

(1st Report, 10:38 a.m.) Fire crews are at the scene of a house fire in Great Falls.

The fire was first reported just after 10 a.m.

The residential fire is in the area of 18th Street North and 7th Avenue North, according to Great Falls Fire Rescue.

The public is asked to avoid the area so crews can work safely.

No details concerning the cause of the fire have been released.

We will update you when we have more information.