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Lightning Storm Leaves Metro Homes In Ruins

It was bolts of electricity that caused extensive damage to a handful of metro area homes.

07/24/2012

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Lightning Likely To Blame For Richfield House Fire

Authorities are investigating a house fire in Richfield Tuesday morning that was likely started by lightning that hit the roof.

07/24/2012

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Lightning Bolt Stops Twins-Rangers Game

Talk about an electrifying performance. Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli and Minnesota batter Ryan Doumit quickly scrambled to their respective dugouts and base runner Josh Willingham dropped to his knees when a bolt of lightning struck near Rangers Ballpark during Sunday night’s game.

07/08/2012

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2 Houses Catch Fire From Lightning In Apple Valley

As many as five homes had to be evacuated Thursday afternoon after at least one lightning strike caused a fire and a gas leak, authorities said.

06/14/2012

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Lightning Triggers House Fires In Apple Valley

Officials say severe weather is likely to blame for starting two homes on fire in Apple Valley late Sunday night.

06/11/2012

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Families Devastated By Lightning Strikes

Two Twin Cities families had their homes struck by lightning Saturday. The Ruffin family of New Hope heard a loud boom during Saturday morning’s storm, but didn’t realize the noise was that of a lightning strike on their roof.

05/26/2012

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Lightning Sets Off House Fires

Saturday storms have left fires in their wake. WCCO has gotten multiple reports of homes set on fire due due to lightning strikes, such as the house at 7009 90th Ave. N in Brooklyn Park, where reporter Lindsey Seavert took the attached photo.

05/26/2012

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Good Question: Why Does Thunder Crack, Roll?

We’ve all been through it before: you see the lightning bolt, and, seconds later, you hear the boom.

05/24/2012

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Lightning Causes House Fire In White Bear Lake

Lightning is likely to blame for a house fire early Sunday morning in White Bear Lake.

05/20/2012

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Underground Gas Line Catches Fire In Minneapolis

Fire crews are looking into what caused a huge fire in Minneapolis overnight. Around 2 a.m. Sunday morning, lightning hit a power line, near 8th Street Southeast and 7th Avenue in Dinkytown.

05/06/2012

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Lightning Sparks House Fires In Oakdale

Lightning struck two separate Oakdale homes on Saturday, sparking fires in both.

05/05/2012

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Backstrom Steadies Wild In 3-1 Win Over Lightning

Niklas Backstrom rebounded from a rough game and an early exit with 32 saves, and the Minnesota Wild stopped a two-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night.

11/28/2011

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Lightning Sparks Fire In Voyageurs National Park

Lightning has sparked a wildfire in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.

09/12/2011

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Firefighters: Last-Week Lightning Sparks Warehouse Fire

Firefighters think lightning from last week sparked a fire that broke out nearly a week later at a warehouse in Roseville.

08/04/2011

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6 Workers Shaken By Waite Park Lightning Strike

Six employees of a Waite Park company are under observation after a lightning strike near their workplace.

08/01/2011

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Lightning Causes House Fire In Brooklyn Park

Authorities said lightning is to blame for a house fire that started in Brooklyn Park Friday morning.

07/15/2011

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Lightning Causes Several Fires In Metro

Sunday night’s storms are responsible for a handful of fires.

07/11/2011

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Roloson Stops 29 Shots As Lightning Beat Wild 3-1

Dwayne Roloson stopped 29 shots against his old team and the Tampa Bay Lightning won their fourth straight, beating the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Saturday.

04/02/2011

Fire Destroys Scandia Home

A fast-moving fire destroyed a home in Scandia overnight as intense storms were moving through the area.

08/13/2010

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