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Lightning causes Cedar Rapids house fire

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

 Two people have been forced from their home after a fire at a home in Cedar Rapids.  The fire started Sunday when thunderstorms moved through the area.  It's believed lightning from the storm struck the home in the 5000 block of Cedar View Dr. SW and started the fire.  The American Red Cross is assisting the home's residents.

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