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Lightning believed to have sparked Slingerlands house fire

May 19, 2017 06:03 AM

SLINGERLANDS -- Lightning is believed to have sparked a house fire in Slingerlands.

The family says they heard the lightning around 9 or 10 p.m. Thursday night at 1613 New Scotland Road. The fire chief believes that started the fire. It smoldered for a couple of hours before the flames started shooting through the roof.

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The family got out safely. Much of the third floor has major damage.

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