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Lightning strikes a Chelmsford home during storm
A HOUSE in Chelmsford was struck by lightning.
Firefighters were called to the house shortly after midday on Sunday, after the strike left the property's chimney stack in a precarious position.
Crews used an aerial ladder platform to access the chimney and had made it safe by 1.15pm.
The lightning strike did not cause a fire.
Over the weekend, a large storm raged over Essex.
On Saturday evening, all Greater Anglia trains through Chelmsford were suspended after wind caused a tree to topple onto the line.
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