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One home is damaged after lightning strikes tree in SW Topeka

Published: May. 16, 2021 at 11:17 AM CDT|Updated: May. 16, 2021 at 11:18 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One home has damage after lightning struck a tree near the homes in Southwest Topeka.

The Topeka Fire Department responded to reports on the 5600 block of SW Terrace just before 10:30 Sunday morning.

Crews said lightning struck a tree and fell on one home.

The tree also broke the windows of another home.

No one was injured.

Responders told the resident, if the lightning would’ve struck her home, she would have died.

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