MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A lightning strike set fire to a St. Paul home early Tuesday morning, according to the St. Paul Fire Department.

According to fire officials, fire crews responded at around 3:40 a.m. to a house fire on the 1600 block of Ashland Avenue.

Fire officials say a lightning strike started the fire.

The occupants, who were home at the time of the lightning strike, were uninjured.

The fire was quickly contained and extinguished.

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