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Coach's home catches fire after lightning strike

Itawamba Community College baseball coach Rick Collier's home was struck by lightning Sunday and caught fire.

Posted: Jun. 18, 2018 9:20 AM
Updated: Jun. 18, 2018 9:24 AM

FULTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Itawamba Community College baseball coach Rick Collier's home was struck by lightning Sunday and caught fire.

ICC President Jay Allen posted the news on Twitter.

"The extent of the damage is severe, but they are safe," said Allen.

If you would like to donate to the family, contact the school's Community Relations Department at 662-862-8059, or communityrelations@iccms.edu.

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