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Lightning Started House Fire In Jefferson County


JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighter investigators said lightning sparked a house fire in Jefferson County.

Thunderstorms rolled through that area Tuesday afternoon, bringing lightning, heavy rain and thunder.

The same system produced abou8t 94 lightning strikes in about 15 minutes in the neighborhood where the home is located.

The fire started on the second floor of the home and spread into the attic.

No one was home when the fire started and no one was injured.

An estimate of damage to the home has not been determined.

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