Investigators released new details on the house fire that happened in South Hero Tuesday night.
Police say lighting is likely the cause of the fire.
Police say a lightning strike report showed there were 46 recorded strikes within 5 miles of the home, Tuesday evening.
Nearly 100 firefighters were called to 42 Sweeney Farm home.
There were no injuries, but 2 dogs and 3 cats died in the fire.
Police say the South Hero home was worth 1.7 million dollars.