House hit by lightning, fire crew on scene

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAWY) -- A house was struck by lightning and caught fire on Pitch Pine Court.

According to New Hanover County Dispatch, the fire is under control.

WWAY will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

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Was the lightning bolt arrested?

I doubt it. Would you want to try to cuff a lightning bolt?

but only by the resistance it encountered once it hit the house.