Live updates after fire at Watford home hit by lightning

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  • Lightning struck a home in Cassiobury Drive, Watford, at around 5am today
  • A fire then ripped through the roof as residents watched on outside
  • No one was injured, Herts Fire and Rescue confirmed
  • A neighbour recalled seeing the blaze "erupt" through the roof
  • The fire service managed to get it under control and stop it spreading to nearby properties
  • It came during a Met Office yellow weather warning for thunderstorms

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