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Lightning strike sparks blaze, routes Gloversville family from home

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Fire officials believe a lightning strike sparked a blaze that routed city residents from their Walnut Street home Monday night. Firefighters were called to 18 Walnut St. just before 7 p.m. and found smoke pouring out of the eaves, according to a release from Gloversville Fire Chief Beth Whitman-Putnam. There were no injuries. An elderly resident was escorted out of the two-story home before firefighters tore through a ceiling to get to the fire burning ...

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grant18
June 25, 2013
5:11 p.m.

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I hope "routes family from home" becomes "routs family from home" by tomorrow's print edition.

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