Lightning from Tuesday's thunderstorms struck homes in Dover and Newton, but residents reported only minor injuries and minimal damage.
A homeowner in Dover was shocked after he realized that lightning had struck his new home on Hawthorne Street, WHDH TV/Channel 7 reported on its web site.
"There was a very loud noise and a very bright flash," Bill Foster, homeowner, told the station.
In Newton, lightning came through the wiring of a home on Hager Street. A pregnant mother, who was sitting at her computer at the time of the incident, got an electrical shock.
Because of the pregnancy, she was checked out at the hospital as a precaution. She and he baby-to-be are expected to be OK, authorities said.
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