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Lightning sparked a fire early this morning in rural Sunburg, near Norway Lake, that destroyed the home of Dan and Sue Kallevig.

Sunburg family left homeless after lightning ignites fire

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SUNBURG -- A rural Sunburg home was destroyed in a fire early this morning after being struck by lightning.

Dan and Sue Kallevig escaped with only the clothes on their backs.


They credit a neighbor for pounding on their back door around 1 a.m., alerting them to the fire that had started in the front of their house.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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