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Fire destroys Berks County home

Published On: Dec 24 2013 08:06:48 AM EST   Updated On: Sep 23 2013 06:53:31 AM EDT

A fire destroyed a home in Albany Township.


A  fire leveled a home in a remote part of Albany Township, Berks County.

Officials say the home, in the 100 block of Sousley Road, was already engulfed in flames when fire crews were called out around 1:20 a.m. Sunday.

The home was destroyed. Officials believe it may have been abandoned.


Officials say crews spent nearly five hours battling the blaze. Additional tankers were called in from neighboring towns.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.