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Lightning Strike Causes Apartment Fire in Lackawanna County

NEWTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Fire forced four people from an apartment building after a lightning strike in Lackawanna County. A viewer sent us photos of the pl...

NEWTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Fire forced four people from an apartment building after a lightning strike in Lackawanna County.

A viewer sent us photos of the place along Forest Acre Road in Newton Township.

A resident says lightning hit a tree around 8 p.m. Friday night causing the tree to collapse on a power line sparking the fire.

No one was hurt.

The fire is under investigation in Lackawanna County.