Roof destroyed by fire after it was struck by lightning

Video. The roof of a house in Hampshire has been completely destroyed by a fire after it was struck by lightning. Around 45 firefighters were tackling the roof blaze at the property in Shirrell Heath.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue were on scene during last night's thunderstorms and say they are still investigating.

We spoke to the homeowner, Allan Burgess.

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