Chimney damaged after lightning strikes house in Woodford

Fire crews attended after the lightning strike on Saturday

Fire crews attended after the lightning strike on Saturday

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Firefighters were called out after lightning struck a house in Woodford.

Crews from Kettering and Irthlingborough were called to the property in Addington Road just after 4pm on Saturday.

The lightning strike hit the gable end of the property and a spokesman for Northants Police said there was damage to the chimney, although the fire was dealt with fairly quickly by the fire service.