Fire destroys a home in northern Lancaster County. The fire began at about at about 4:10 pm in the 1600 block of Reading Road in Brecknock Township near the Berks County line. The first fire crews on the scene reported the home at the end of a long lane engulfed in heavy smoke and flames. The fire quickly went to two alarms. Some of the responding units came in from Berks County.
A family of four and their pets noticed smoke and escaped the burning rental home. The fire reportedly started on the porch and quickly spread to the home. . A State Police Fire Marshal is investigating.