Lamar County home struck by lightning, destroyed by fire

Lamar County home struck by lightning, destroyed by fire

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Lamar County home was destroyed after it was struck by lightning Friday afternoon.

The home was  on Pilots Point Road just off King Road in Oak Grove.

The Lamar County Sheriff's Department, Oak Grove Fire and Rescue, and Central Lamar Fire Department are on the scene battling the blaze.

An ambulance is on the scene, possibly for an overheated fireman. No injuries have been reported at this time.