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Witnesses say lightning started Spartanburg Co. house fire

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Firefighters battle Spartanburg County house fire. (Apr. 5, 2017/FOX Carolina) Firefighters battle Spartanburg County house fire. (Apr. 5, 2017/FOX Carolina)
PAULINE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Firefighters were called to a house fire in Spartanburg County on Wednesday.

The Glenn Springs-Pauline fire chief, Brent Peeler, said most of the fire on Foster Mill Road was contained to a garage. Firefighters were able to save many personal items.

Croft, Roebuck and Woodruff fire departments all responded to assist.

Peeler said neighbors told them a lightning strike caused the fire, but the cause still remains under investigation.

A dog was pulled from the fire and taken to a veterinarian.

The homeowners were not home at the time.

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