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Lightning causes St. Paul house fire

Lightning causes St. Paul house fire Photo: KSTP/ Jeff Ernewein

Updated: October 15, 2019 11:18 AM

Firefighters determined lightning caused a house fire in St. Paul Tuesday morning.

Crews were at the scene of the house fire on Ashland Avenue, just off Snelling Avenue.

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Firefighters said the fire started at about 3 a.m., which was also when lightning was in the area.

Firefighters said the residence's occupants were at home at the time of the fire. They were able to get out of the home and the fire was contained and extinguished, according to the St. Paul Fire Department.

There were no injuries as a result of the incident, the department stated.

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