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Lightning strikes house

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Linn County crews respond to a house that was struck by lightning and was smoking. 

The house was located at 3481 E Otter Road. Upon emergency personnel's arrival, everyone was out of the house.

When emergency officials arrived at the home, the entire family had already made it safely outside. No one was injured. 

There was extensive smoke and electrical damage to the outside of the house.

The American Red Cross was contacted and is assisting the family. 

The fire remains under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff's Office and Monroe Township Fire Department.

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