FRIGHTENING STRIKE: Terrified Family Flees House Hit By Thunderbolt

This is the moment firefighters battle intense flames after a house was struck by lightning during a massive storm.

A family inside the property in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA, fled seconds before the flames caught hold on 5th July.

Local firefighters posted a series of videos on social media of the fight to out the intense flames spreading across the property’s roof.

Winston-Salem home caught fire after being struck by a lightning in July 2022. (@cityofwsfire/Newsflash)

Officials confirmed that the blaze had been started by a lightning strike.

The fire followed a strong storm in the area that included a torrential downpour and warnings of flash floods across the state.

Harsh weather conditions are expected to continue in the region in the coming days.

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