Fire department: Eastlake house fire caused by lightning strike

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EASTLAKE, Ohio - A lightning strike is being blamed for a house fire in  Eastlake Saturday.

Fire officials say they were called out around 2 pm to  St. Lawrence Boulevard. No one was injured in the fire, but the road was closed for some time while they fought to contain  it. The road re-opened at 5:30 pm.

Fox 8 meteorologist Jenn Harcher confirms that there  were lightning strikes in that area between 1:30 and 2 pm.

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