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Lightning strikes twice in Crosslake

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Crosslake firefighters responded to two reports of lightning strikes during a thunderstorm that rolled through the area Wednesday night.

The lightning strikes happened about 2 miles apart. Crosslake Fire Chief Chip Lohmiller said the first lightning strike, reported about 6:07 p.m., was at a house on Boulder Woods, near Manhattan Beach. Lohmiller said lightning hit the house and blew the door frame off. There was no fire, the lightning just burned wires.

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