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Lightning, rain take toll on Duluth

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DULUTH -- As the sun started to break through the fog and clouds Monday morning, contractors scaled the fire escape on the back of the three-story, red-brick building on East Superior Street.


They were there to survey the damage done by a lightning strike Sunday night that took down the building’s chimney and left a hole in the roof at the height of a violent storm — allowing the torrential rainfall to pour inside.

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