Knoxville homeowner says lightning struck home

Towanda Trail lightning strike

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Knoxville Fire Department responded to reports of lightning striking a home in the Sequoyah Hills neighborhood.

The homeowner says she was at home in the 4200 block of Towanda Trail around 1:58 p.m. Thursday. She said she was standing upstairs when lightning struck her house. She said it felt like an earthquake, but the strike only harmed a few photo frames.

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