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Lightning strikes home in Ellington

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ELLINGTON, CT (WFSB) -

A house in Ellington may have been struck by lightning Tuesday night.

Few details were being released, but officials said a fire occurred at 8 Zimmerman Way just before 8 p.m.

There are reports of heavy damage to the home.

Fire officials believe the home was hit by lightning, but it is unclear if that is the cause of the fire.

Witnesses said it appears firefighters are checking all the houses in Zimmerman Way, which is a cul de sac with about 10 homes.

It is unknown if anyone was injured in the fire.

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