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Lightning may have sparked fire at West Ashley home

Firefighters battle a West Ashley house fire Friday morning. Firefighters battle a West Ashley house fire Friday morning.
Flames are scene coming from a West Ashley house fire Friday morning. Flames are scene coming from a West Ashley house fire Friday morning.
WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) -

Charleston firefighters battled a fire early Friday morning in West Ashley after they say lightning may have sparked the blaze.

Smoke and flames were seen coming from the home around 2 a.m. Friday in the 1200 block of Bamboo Drive, just off Ashley River Road.

The home was badly damaged and the fire left two big holes in the roof from the flames.

Two people were home at the time, but they got out safely.

Officials say the fire started in the attic.

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