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House fire in LaGrange possibly started by lightning

LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) -

Much of east Alabama and west Georgia saw rain and thunderstorms this evening.

While the storms didn't reach severe levels, lightning strikes may have been a factor in a house fire in LaGrange.

Fire officials were called to a house fire off Malibu Drive just before four this afternoon. Two people were able to escape the house with their dogs.

An investigation is underway to determine the official cause.

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