Benton Harbor House Fire Under Investigation

A house fire in Benton Harbor remained under investigation Thursday.

The fire happened in the 300 block of Morton Avenue.

Flames and smoke were coming from the roof when firefighters arrived on the scene.

They tell us the historic home was being restored and nobody was inside at the time.

It is unclear what caused the fire, but firefighters are not ruling out lightning as a possibility.

It was storming in Benton Harbor shortly before the fire.

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