HARRISON — Firefighters in Maine are fighting a blaze in Harrison that destroyed a barn before spreading to a nearby home.

WMTW-TV reports that firefighters from several communities are working to extinguish the fire.

The fire consumed the barn and spread to the home. People inside awoke to the smell of smoke and were able to safely leave their homes. No injuries have been reported.

Fire officials say they believe lightning struck the barn and touched off the blaze. Strong storms moved through the area overnight.

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