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Lightning strikes cause 2 house fires in Selah

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YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A thunderstorm that rolled into Washington state on Sunday has left two burnt houses in the Yakima Valley.

Area firefighters say lightning caused two house fires in Selah.

Strong winds also downed power lines, caused pole fires and power outages in the Yakima Valley where temperatures reached 104° on Sunday, breaking a high of 100° recorded in 1985.

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