House struck by lightning in early hours

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A house was struck by lightning in Yorkshire during the early hours.

Firefighters were called to Windy Hill in Ingleton at 02.10am today (Friday) following reports of a lightning strike.

The strike damaged electrics and the chimney of the bungalow, which was under construction.

A North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "The fire crew carried out an inspection of the scene, treated the owner for shock and advised him to contact an electrician."