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Witnesses Say Lightning Sparked Fire in Wrightsville Beach

JUNE 5, 2006 -- A fire kept firefighters busy in Wrightsville Beach Monday night.

Firefighters were called to a home on South Lumina Avenue.

Witnesses say they saw lightning strike the house and sparked the fire. Investigators are still trying to confirm that lightning was the cause.

We do not know the extent of the damage to the house. However, firefighters had to cut a hole in the wall of the house in order to put out the flames.

No one was injured.

Reported by Sarah Warlick

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