ADAMS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A house fire sent crews to a house in Butler County.

The home is located in the 1000-block of Sophia Lane in Adams Township.

Lightning apparently hit the house at about 1:30 p.m.

“When we first got here, we were encountering really severe fire conditions very quickly into the fire fight,” the fire chief told KDKA-TV.

A woman who was home at the time got out safely. The children were still at school.

The owner told KDKA-TV the house was listed for sale.

The fire caused about $500,000 in damage.

A firefighter from Zelienople was taken away by ambulance due to the heat.

Stay with KDKA for the latest details.

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