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Video shows boat burning in Gulfport after lightning strikes it, sets it on fire

Strong storms brought lots of lightning to the area.

GULFPORT, Fla. — Severe weather swept across parts of Tampa Bay Saturday. The storms brought a lot of lightning to the area.

Witnesses say a boat in the water in Boca Ciega Bay in Gulfport was struck by lightning and set on fire. Video and photos showed large flames shooting from the boat.

Gulfport police said there was nobody on the boat when the fire started. 

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