Lightning strikes tree, blows out West Linn home's windows

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WEST LINN, Ore. -- Officials say a lightning strike helped blow out the windows of a West Linn home Thursday.

Tualatin Fire and Rescue crews first responded to a home near the intersection of Churchill Downs Drive and Clubhouse Drive around 1 p.m. for a possible fire.

They found out lightning struck a tree just outside the home; it was strong enough to blow out several windows in the home as well.

No one was injured.

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