WILLIAMSTON, Mich. (WLNS) — A house in the 1200 block of James Ave. in WIlliamstown Township is on fire after reportedly being hit by lightning.

The residents of the house tell 6 News that they were woken up by the sound of the lightning hitting the house.

Initially they thought it was fireworks, but then they smelled smoke and realized the house was on fire, they said.

There are at least seven crews on the scene and there is still smoke coming from the house.

<<<This story is ongoing and will be updated with more information as it comes in. It has been updated to reflect the correct location of the house.