SPOONER, Wis. -- A lightning strike is believed to be the cause of a fire that destroyed a Spooner home last evening, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, according to Spooner Fire Chief Darren Vik.

The home, located at N5024 Yellow River Dr, started on fire shortly after neighbors heard a loud bang along with a seeing a bright light shortly after 7:30 P.M.

Sources told DrydenWire that the owners were out of state at the time, and Chief Vik confirms that there were no injuries.  

The residence was formerly the Green Thumb Gardens and Greenhouses business.  The entire home was recently remodeled and was put up for sale, but is now a total loss.

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