HOLDEN BEACH—Two beach homes were no match for lightning Sunday morning, when a lightning strike severely damaged one home and set a second home on fire.
A third home received minor damage from the lightning strike, town manager David Hewett said.
Tri-Beach Fire Chief Doug Todd said firefighters received a call at 10:38 a.m. Sunday.
Firefighters from Tri-Beach, Shallotte, Civietown and Supply fire departments responded to the house fire at 995 Ocean Blvd. W.