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Deptford fire possibly sparked by lightning

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Firefighters battled a blaze overnight in Gloucester County, which witnesses say was sparked by lightning.</span></div>
April 21, 2009 4:18:16 AM PDT
Firefighters battled a blaze overnight in Gloucester County, which witnesses say was sparked by lightning. Fire crews were called out around 5:30 a.m. to the 1300 block of Clearview Avenue in Deptford Township.

Power lines were knocked down by the fire, and at one point firefighters were ordered to back away from the fire.

The fire was placed under control 5:55 a.m.

No reports have been reported.

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