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Lightning sets house on fire in metro Detroit

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Posted at 8:52 AM, Feb 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-24 08:53:06-05

Lightning hit the roof of a Monroe County home during an early morning storm on Friday and caused a fire.

On Raisinville Road north of the River Raisin, a family’s home in Raisinville Township is now toast after the lightning bolt ignited the fire just before 5 a.m.

Firefighters from several departments were on scene battling the blaze.

Officials say attic insulation fueled the fire. We're told family members who live in the home were not hurt.