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Homeowners put out fire after "bad lightning strike"

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - Firefighters were dispatched to a fire on East Manning Street Monday morning.

When crews got there, they reported smoke showing from the basement. The residents had put out the fire with an extinguisher before firefighters arrived.

Crews used thermal cameras to put out any hot spots left.

The homeowners told firefighters they smelled something and saw the smoke shortly after a bad lighting strike in the area.

The cause of the fire is still undetermined and under investigation.
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