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Lightning Hits Tree, Sparks Fire In Bloomington Garage

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Lightning from passing storms Wednesday morning caused a small fire in the garage of a Twin Cities home.

lightning fire damage
(credit: Bloomington Fire Department)

The Bloomington Fire Department said that lightning struck a tree on the 8300 block of West 104th Street, sparking a fire in a nearby home's irrigation control box and electrical meter.

Crews responded to knock down the flames, which were contained to a small area of a home's attached garage.

No one was hurt in the fire.


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