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Lightning strike damages Clearwater home

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Lightning struck a home at 1450 Citrus St. in Clearwater. Lightning struck a home at 1450 Citrus St. in Clearwater.
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CLEARWATER, FL (WFLA) -

Photos of a damage at a Clearwater home show just how powerful a lightning strike can be.

Clearwater Fire Rescue responded to a call about a fire at 1450 Citrus St. shortly after midnight on Wednesday.

Lightning struck the front of the house, according to CFR.

The homeowner told firefighters that the intensity of the lightning strike caused metal objects like the doorbell and the address plate to fly off the house.

Damage was limited to the front of the home.

CFR says no one was injured.

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