HUGHESVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — A direct lightning strike to a home in Charles County caused $250,000 worth of damage, officials say.

Firefighters were called to the 5600 block of Brandywine Road around 6:31 a.m. on Friday morning.

When firefighters arrived, they found a fire breaking out from the roof of the home.

It took officials about 15 minutes to contain the fire.

Nobody was hurt in the incident.

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