Lightning sparks East Memphis house fire

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Lightning sparked a house fire in East Memphis on Wednesday night.

The fire was burning around 11 p.m. after storms rolled into the Mid-South.

The damage from the lightning and fire was mainly in a guest house at the back of an old home on Grandview Avenue in the University of Memphis area.

Fire crews had to go to a neighboring MLGW property to get closer and put the fire out.

There were no injuries.

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