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Electrical fire damages 2nd floor of Berks Co. home

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Published On: May 14 2013 07:32:38 AM CDT
Updated On: May 14 2013 11:42:59 AM CDT

Fire at Muhlenberg Twp. home


One Berks County family is having to deal with lots of damage to its home after a fire Tuesday morning.

The blaze broke out shortly after 7 a.m. at a home at 2828 Kutztown Rd. in Muhlenberg Township.

The fire was electrical in nature and started in an upstairs bedroom, causing around $10,000 in smoke, fire and water damage, officials said.

There were no injuries and the fire was knocked down quickly.

The fire displaced eight people, officials said.