Home in Montgomery hit by lightning

A lightning strike hit the roof of a home in Montgomery setting off a fire. (7/3/14)

MONTGOMERY - The powerful storm that went through the Hudson Valley last night brought heavy rains and thousands of lightning strikes.

One of the bolts struck the roof of a house on Hill Avenue in Montgomery and started a fire.

Firefighters had to break through windows to clear the smoke, which started in the attic and spread through the house.

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Two people inside the home at the time weren't injured and were allowed back inside.

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