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Lightning Strikes Home And Hotel

Last updated on Wednesday, June 27, 2007

(FISHERS) - Several homes and a hotel in Central Indiana were hit by lightning during Tuesday’s thunderstorms.

In Fishers, lightning struck a Studio 6 motel. A hotel occupant was on the telephone at the time of the strike and received an electrical shock.

Lightning also struck a home and ignited the attic area. The fire burned a large section of the roof and attic and caused smoke, falling debris and water damage to the living area of the home.

Residents were able to safely evacuate.

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