UPDATED: additional photos BREAKING NEWS: Second alarm fire in Washington on Weber Rd. You heard it first on QNHN!

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Photo taken via Iphone by a bystander

Washington, MO
;  At approximately at 1:20 Washington Fire Department responded to a residence on Weber road for a structure fire.

When units arrived there was smoke rolling out of the house.  This was confirmed by neighbors who told QNHN that at around 1:10 they heard a loud lighting strike and when they looked outside they saw a large amount of smoke coming from the house across the street.  A firefighter on scene told QNHN a lighting strike was the probable cause of the fire.

Washington Fire struck a second alarm, pulling additional apparatus from Boles Fire and Union Fire to assist in fighting house fire.  Sources told QNHN the inside of the house sustained smoke damage and most personal items were a loss.

QNHN will keep you updated as additional information is posted.