UPDATE

Lightning strikes home


Lightning during Tuesday afternoon’s fast-moving storms struck a home in the 500 block of County Road 4756 south of Boyd.

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The lightning struck a wind turbine atop the home, starting a small fire. Boyd, Newark and Rhome firefighters responded to the blaze that was contained quickly. The home did suffer smoke damage

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Wise County emergency officials responded to several calls for downed power lines during the storm that rolled through the county around 5 p.m.

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