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Lightning strikes Monroeville house

James Knox | Tribune-Review
Lightning struck in Monroeville on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 8:45 a.m.
 

A lightning strike damaged a home in Monroeville on Wednesday morning.

The strike was reported at 8:16 a.m. at a home on Jamison Lane, a Monroeville emergency dispatcher said.

Firefighters were investigating whether the lightning bolt hit a tree near the house, traveled through the roots to a wire fence and down the fence to the house, where a window and bricks were blown out.

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