Fire destroys house under construction

July 24, 2009 7:44:36 PM PDT
Delaware County fire officials are trying to determine whether lightning caused a fire that destroyed a house under construction in Chadds Ford.Fire was reported in the unit block of Magnolia Way in Chadds Ford.

Officials say the house, which was under construction, was heavily engulfed in flames when firemen arrived.

The fire was brought under control in about an hour.

There are no reports of injuries.

The cause is under investigation, but heavy thunderstorms were reported in the area about the time the fire broke out.