Maple Grove, MN (KROC-AM News)- Firefighters in the Twin Cities responded to a house fire that was suspected to have been started by a lightning strike. 

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That’s according to the Maple Grove Fire Department. Crews responded to the house fire shortly before 7 a.m. Friday as thunderstorms rumbled through the Twin Cities Metro. 

It was reported as a “lightning strike house fire” at a residence in Maple Grove. The first crew to arrive reported seeing flames coming from the northeastern portion of the house and called for additional staffing. 

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Firefighters were able to surround the home and quickly contained the flames, officials say. No injuries were reported. 

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It’s unclear if anyone was inside the home at the time of the fire. A damage estimate is not yet available, however officials say crews found the fire and extinguished it in the home’s attic space above the living room area.

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