PORTLAND, Mich. (WOOD) – A two-story house caught fire after it was hit by lightning.
The Portland Fire Department arrived at the home on the corner of 20th Avenue and Union Street just before 7 a.m.on Wednesday.
By the time crews arrived the fire had spread rapidly through the house.
Crews put the fire out, but said the house is a total loss.
The homeowner was asleep downstairs when she heard a loud boom above her.
She found smoke and flames coming from an electrical outlet on the second-level and called police.
The woman was the only one home, and she made it out of the house safely.