ALEXANDER COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A lightning strike started a fire and rattled the nerves of an Olive Branch family Sunday evening.
It happened at a home off of Route 3 around 7:30 p.m.
According to the Horseshoe Lake Fire Chief Josh Mckee, a lightning bolt broke out a window of the home and caught a chair on fire.
Fire crews responded immediately and put out the flames.
We're told the broken window and chair are the only damages.
The chief tells us they responded to a second lightning strike in a rural area of Olive Branch, but didn't find any other damage.
This was the seventh fire for Horseshoe Lake crews within three days.