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Man injured and 2 dogs die in Boise house fire

According to officials, the homeowner and a neighbor say the fire started when the house was struck by lightning.
Credit: Boise Fire Department

BOISE, Idaho — The Boise Fire Department says a man was hospitalized and two dogs died in a house fire on 600 block of N Troutner Way that happened at about 12:15 p.m. Saturday.

Officials said the man is being treated for smoke inhalation but did not release any further details about the man's status.

A woman was also treated, but investigators did not say what injuries she was treated for.

According to the Boise Fire Department, the homeowner and a neighbor say the fire started when the house was struck by lightning.

An official cause of the fire has been determined.

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