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Herne Bay: Fire crews race to house in Viscount Square after lightning strike

By Dan Wright

A house was struck by lightning in Herne Bay as a thunderstorm swept across east Kent.

Fire crews raced to Viscount Square off Talmead Road just after 12pm.

They used a thermal imaging camera to damp down a small amount of smouldering in the loft.

Fire crews raced to Viscount Square. Picture Lee Grieve

Fire crews raced to Viscount Square. Picture: Lee Grieve

Crews left the scene just before 1pm. 

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