COUNCIL GROVE, Kan. (WIBW)-- Lightning is being blamed for a fire that destroyed retired pastor's home in Council Grove early Wednesday.
A 13 News viewer submitted images of crews fighting the fire at 102 North Mission St.
The residents of the home, a family of two, were alerted of smoke by a guest when lighting hit the structure around 2 a.m. They were able to escape without injury.
Four bedrooms on the second floor of the home were destroyed. The homeowners planned to salvage items Wednesday.
The building was previously a funeral home, according to one 13 News viewer. The structure is more than 100 years old.
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