Aberglasslyn home catches fire after lightning strike

Nick Bielby
Updated September 26 2016 - 3:45pm, first published 1:00pm
Emergency crews were called to an Aberglasslyn home on Sunday afternoon, after lightning struck the roof of a house. Pictures: Nick Bielby

It wasn’t until about 20 minutes after Peter Dow heard a loud crack and flash of light that he began to smell smoke.

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Nick Bielby

Nick Bielby

Senior Journalist

Nick Bielby is a crime reporter who has worked as a journalist since 2011. Having joined the Newcastle Herald in 2017, he won a Walkley Award in 2019 with Donna Page for their investigation 'Dirty Deeds', which exposed the decades of illegal dumping of toxic material in and around a Hunter waterway.

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