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Lightning Strike Causes Fire

Picture taken by Kat Jordan, submitted to pics@wect.com Picture taken by Kat Jordan, submitted to pics@wect.com

MAY 8, 2006 -- The weekend's severe weather was the cause of a fire in Ogden. A lightning strike sparked a blaze at a home on Herford Court Sunday night. The fire started around 11:00.

Firefighters were able to get the flames under control within about 30 minutes, but the fire left substantial damage inside the house.

Authorities say no one was home when the fire started.

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