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Caroline Lambrecht used the information she got in the city's safety camp when a lightning strike set fire to her house July 9. There have been at least four fires caused by lightning in the last two months in Rosemount.

Lightning strikes cause two fires in a week

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Caroline Lambrecht wasn't a fan of storms to start with, so when lightning hit her Rosemount home around 8 a.m. July 9, it was about the worst thing that could have happened to the Rosemount Middle School sixth grader.

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Lambrecht was home alone at the time. She was in bed watching television when the bolt hit.

"When it struck, it sounded like about three bombs went off," she said. "I froze, pretty much. It was just not really fun."

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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