Lightning Sparks Fire at Sen. Carnahan’s Home

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From Times Wire Reports

Sen. Jean Carnahan’s house caught fire after an apparent lightning strike while she was inside, but no one was hurt, authorities said.

The fire broke out about 9 p.m. at the Democrat’s home just southwest of Rolla, said the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department and the Missouri Highway Patrol.

The extent of the damage was not immediately known.