Lightning strike burns Frankston home within minutes

Fire fighters were on the scene late Thursday morning of a fire at a home on Highway 175, just west of the Highway 155 intersection.

The fire started just after 11:00am. Fire fighters said they believed the home had been struck by lightning. It was fully engulfed in flames within minutes.

There was no information on potential injuries to anyone who may have been inside the home as of late morning.

This is the second East Texas home within less than a week destroyed by lightning.



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