Cedar Falls Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to a residential fire Sunday afternoon around 1:30PM in the 1100 block of Carriage Ln. after a tree was struck by lightning next to a house. The firefighters on scene saw smoke coming from the basement on the west side of the home at 1121 Carriage Ln. A large tree next to the house was struck by lightning, which damaged the house and started a fire next to the house’s air conditioning unit. The homeowners were home at the time of the fire, but were able to leave without injury. The home incurred minor structural damage to the outside.