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Duluth Fire: lightning likely culprit in church fire

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DULUTH, MN -

Duluth Fire Department officials say lightning is likely to blame for a small church fire in Duluth Thursday morning.

Crews responded to Christ Lutheran Church on Ensign Street in Duluth's Piedmont neighborhood just after 5:30 a.m.

When crews arrived, they found flames around a cross on the roof of the church, however flames did spread to the roof area. 

Fire department officials report the small fire on the roof caused about $75,000 of water and smoke damage.  

Officials say damage was kept to a minimum, and no one was injured. 

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