Lightning strike damages Duluth Heights home

By KBJR News 1

Lightning strike damages Duluth Heights home

July 29, 2014 Updated Jul 29, 2014 at 10:40 PM CST

Duluth, MN ( - A townhouse in the Duluth Heights neighborhood suffered damage after a lightning strike Tuesday night.

Firefighters say smoke and fire was visible in the attic when they arrive at the home on Fountaingate Drive just after 8 p.m.

The lightning struck the peak of the roof, which ignited multiple fires in the attic space.

Initial damages are set at $35,000.

No one was hurt.

Written by Kevin Jacobsen
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