House fire in Ampney Crucis, Cirencester after thunder storm

Photo by Mark Moore

Photo by Mark Moore

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A HOUSE in Ampney Crucis, near Cirencester, was badly damaged after being struck by lightning this afternoon.

The house, near to the Crown of Crucis pub, was struck by lightning at about 3pm during a massive thunderstorm.

Fire crews attended the scene as the lightning started a huge fire which damaged a great deal of the building's roof.

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