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Lightning strike sparks Parma fire

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Ivandale Drive, Parma (Source: Parma Fire Dept.) Ivandale Drive, Parma (Source: Parma Fire Dept.)
PARMA, OH (WOIO) -

A lightning strike sparked a fire in Parma early Wednesday morning .

Firefighters were called to the 8000 block of Ivandale Drive just before 4 a.m. after a concerned resident witnessed lightning hit a pole.

Crews arrived to find a light haze of smoke in the area and noticed a fire near the electric meter on the back corner of the Ivandale house. Firefighters noticed fire in the same corner and smoke in the house.

The homeowner was immediately escorted from the house unharmed.

The fire was quickly extinguished.

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