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Lightning Sparks Condo Fire

Six condos are damaged after lightning struck a roof Thursday night in Fairfield Township. 
Firefighters say the lightning started a fire and seriously damaged four of the condos. 
Everyone got out safely, but firefighters say they were lucky the lightning hadn't hit any later. "They're fortunate that everybody got out safely. A little bit later at night when people were asleep, chances are we would've had an injury or a fatality or heavy damage, " said Fairfield Township Fire Chief David Downie.
Firefighters were able to stop the fire from spreading to other homes.

 

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