Marshals: Lightning may have caused deadly fire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State fire marshals believe lightning may have sparked the fire that killed a western Pennsylvania man early Thursday morning.

A woman and small child escaped the house fire, but the man was killed after he returned to the home to try to rescue a dog, witnesses say.

The fire took place in New Brighton, about 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, as a storm slammed through the region.

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