2 killed in house fire caused by lightning 07 May 12

BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) – Investigators believe a lightning strike ignited a house fire in Blue Earth that killed two people.

The Faribault County Sheriff’s Department says 39-year-old Rudy Carmona and 47-year-old Fidel Bello died in the fire Sunday morning. The Free Press   reports officials say the home had no functioning smoke detectors.

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