A home in Hillsboro was destroyed by fire, Thursday. Officials with the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District say seven fire departments were dispatched to 6540 State Route 138 just before 10pm after flames started coming from the basement and spread into the first floor.

Investigators believe the fire was caused by a lightning strike. 

 

Officials say homeowner Tyler Reno and his family were able to get out of the house safely.