Lightning causes house fire in Gladstone Saturday

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GLADSTONE, Mich. (WLUC) - Mother nature caused a house fire in Gladstone Saturday.

At 1:40 p.m., Gladstone Fire Department and the Escanaba Township Fire Department investigated a reported house fire located 1311 Wisconsin Avenue.

Once at the house, firefighters found flames on the second floor of the residence, and quickly put out the fire. The house was empty at the time, and there was minimal fire and water damage.

The investigation concluded a lightning strike caused the fire.