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HENRICO COUNTY, Va, — A lightning strike ignited a fire in the 2600 block of Gayton Grove Road in Henrico County Wednesday around 7:47 p.m.

Henrico Fire said their crews arrived to the scene in minutes and quickly extinguished the fire in the attic preventing the fire from damaging the rest of the home.

The family was able to make it out the home uninjured. They will not be displaced due to the fire.

Henrico Fire said the fire was under control by 8:03 p.m.