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Lightning strike causes Waverly house fire

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WAVERLY (KWWL) -

Lightning from the overnight storms moving through eastern Iowa caused a house to catch fire early Tuesday morning.

It happened at 1:35 a.m. to a house in the 1200 block of 16th Street Southwest. 

Waverly fire officials say the damage sustained was minimal and was only contained to a section of the roof. 

There are no reports of injuries, and officials say the family is still able to live inside the home. 

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