Fire departments from Rhome, Newark, Boyd and Haslet responded to a house fire in the 100 block of Watering Hole Court in the Chisholm Springs neighborhood south of Rhome just before 5 p.m. Monday.
The fire was started by a lightning strike accompanying a relatively small but powerful storm that popped up in far southern Wise County this afternoon. No one was injured in the fire. Three teenage girls were at home when the fire started. The first fire units on the scene reported heavy smoke coming from the second story of the home.