Lightning is being blamed for a Sylvan Lake house early Thursday evening.

Lightning is being blamed for a Sylvan Lake house early Thursday evening.

Lightning blamed for Sylvan Lake house fire

Lightning is being blamed for a Sylvan Lake house early Thursday evening.

Lightning is being blamed for a Sylvan Lake house early Thursday evening.

Firefighters from Sylvan Lake and surrounding areas attended the scene around 4 p.m. in Kayton Estates, just east of Hwy 20.

The 14,000 square foot home was under construction and no one was in the house.

At the time of the fire, there was a thunderstorm rolling through Central Alberta.