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Watch: Lightning strikes transformer box, sparks fire in Mishawaka

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A fire erupted after a bolt of lightning struck a transformer box on Douglas Road east of Main Street in MIshawaka on Wednesday night, June 22, 2016. (Photo Supplied/ABC 57)

A fire on Douglas Road east of Main Street in Mishawaka started when a bolt of lightning hit a transformer box Wednesday night, June 22.

The lightning strike happened just before 10:45 p.m. across the street from a Mishawaka Fire Department station. Firefighters there immediately responded to the blaze and closed Douglas Road while they put out the fire.

See the fire in the video below from our news partners ABC 57.

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