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HOUSE FIRE: Lightning Strikes Roof

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Officials are blaming the lightning for sparking a house fire in eastern Iowa.

It happened Wednesday around 5:30 a.m. in Bettendorf.

Fire crews say lightning hit the roof of a home on the north side of town.

They were able to get the fire out quickly. There was some damage to the attic but the home is still livable and no one was hurt.