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Lightning strike causes house fire

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A home on Craig Avenue in Salem caught fire this afternoon after it was hit by lightning during severe storms.

Two people were home at the time of the fire, but they weren't hurt.

The house did sustain fire and smoke damage; including significant damage to the home's electrical system.

At this point, there's no word on the cost of damage.