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Lightning strike ignites Bel Air blaze

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Posted at 7:10 PM, Jul 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-05 17:14:32-04

A lightning strike caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to a building in Harford County, fire officials said.

The State Fire Marsal said lightning from strong thunderstorms passing through Harford County ignited a shed in the 2300 block of Conowingo Road causing $5,000 in damages.

People passing by the blaze called 911. The owners of the home were not home at the time of the fire. There are no reported injuries.