HOLIDAY, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Pasco County firefighters say two dogs died in a house fire Wednesday after the roof took a direct hit from a lightning strike.

It happened on the 5200 block of Eagle Drive in Holiday around 10:15 a.m.

When firefighters arrived, crews say the home was totally involved in flames and no one was home.

A preliminary investigation shows the lightning strike started the fire.

Photo Credit Pasco County Fire Rescue