Published: Jun 17, 2013 6:59 PM EDT
Updated: Jun 17, 2013 11:57 PM EDT

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-  Lightning is to blame for a house fire in Collier County.  According to fire officials lightning hit the back of the home off of Rattlesnake Hammock earlier tonight.

The owner was home at the time.  We're told he grabbed his dog and ran across the street to call 9-1-1.  The flames were through the roof before firefighters were able to control the blaze.   

The home is a complete loss.