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Lightning may be to blame for Reading fire

Published On: Jul 19 2013 10:57:40 PM CDT

Lightning strike blamed for house fire

READING, Pa. -

Severe thunderstorms that swept through our area Friday night, and officials believe a lightning strike even sparked a house fire in Reading.

It broke out around 8:45 in the 500 block of Maple Street.  

Firefighters got things under control quickly, and no injuries were reported.