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Lightning strike sparks fire at Mount Dora home

MOUNT DORA, Fla. – Firefighters battled a blaze sparked by a lightning strike Sunday at a Mount Dora home, according to officials.

Fire and police were both called to the home on Bridgeport Bay Circle around 11:48 a.m. for reports of a lightning strike and arrived to find the house fully engulfed in flames, Mount Dora officials said.

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The strike was reported as severe weather moved through Central Florida, bringing lightning, hail, strong winds and heavy downpours to parts of the region.

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Fire officials said the homeowner made it out safely. The blaze also forced nearby

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MOUNT DORA, Fla. – Firefighters battled a blaze sparked by a lightning strike Sunday at a Mount Dora home, according to officials.

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