UPDATE: House Fire on Thompson Road Makes House Inhabitable, Possible Cause of Fire is Lightning

A house fire at 3598 Thompson Road was reported shortly after 9:00 Wednesday morning. Randy White is the Public Information Officer for the Rutherford County Fire Department and he told us the cause of the fire on Wednesday morning was likely due to a lightning strike…

Due to the extensive damage the home is not habitable at this time. Residents in the area told WGNS they saw lots of heavy smoke shortly after hearing loud thunder and seeing at least one large bolt of lightning strike in the area of the fire. No one was injured.


Randy White, PIO for Rutherford County Fire Department