Bourne firefighters battle two-alarm house fire

Lightning strike may have started fire
Residents were in the home at the time of the fire. Screen capture from David G. Curran video.

BOURNE - Bourne firefighters responded to a two-alarm house fire on Monument Neck Road Tuesday evening.

The fire broke out during a torrential rain and lightning storm.

According to authorities, the fire reportedly started in a bedroom and extended into the attic. It is unclear if the fire started because of a lightning strike or if there was some other cause.

Residents were in the home at the time of the fire. There were not reported injuries.

Fire departments from surrounding towns assisted at the scene and with coverage for Bourne during the fire.

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