Lightning strikes East Rutherford home during thunderstorm

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EAST RUTHERFORD -

Lightning struck an East Rutherford home late Friday afternoon.

The lightning bolt struck the Rose Street home’s chimney, sending bricks flying to the ground.

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The home did not catch fire and no injuries were reported.

Severe thunderstorms were expected across New Jersey through Friday evening.

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