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Lightning fire damages historic building in Monroe

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MONROE, MI (Toledo News Now) -

Monroe Police say lightning is probably to blame for a fire at the historic Sawyer Homestead in Monroe.

The fire was reported at about 3:20am early Saturday morning. Emergency crews reported seeing flames coming from the top of the building.

According to police, most of the damage was limited to the cupola and adjoining area.

The occupant of the property was evacuated.

There were no injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Monroe Police Detective Bureau at 734-243-7519.

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