Lightning strike suspected as cause of fire near Grantville

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) – Firefighters were called to a mobile home fire in Dauphin County Thursday morning.

The fire started around 6 a.m. along the first block of Dallas Drive in East Hanover Township.

When crews arrived, flames could be seen shooting from the roof. They were able to quickly get the fire under control.

The home, which was vacant, is a total loss. No one was injured.

Dauphin County dispatchers say a lightning strike started the fire. Fire officials are still investigating an official cause.

Fire crews had some concerns because the home’s fuel tank was exposed.

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