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Lightning strikes house in Brookfield, no injuries

Posted at 9:58 AM, Jul 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-18 13:37:26-04

A lightning strike started a house fire in Brookfield Thursday.

The Brookfield Fire Department responded to reports of a house fire on Patti Lane around 7 a.m. Officials believe that a lightning strike started the fire, according to the fire department.

No injuries were reported to residents or fire personnel.

In another incident, lightning struck another house in Mequon.

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