Electrical fire damages 2nd floor of Berks Co. home

Fire officials: $10,000 damage to Muhlenberg Twp. house

Posted: 8:32 AM EDT May 14, 2013   Updated: 12:42 PM EDT May 14, 2013

One Berks County family is having to deal with lots of damage to its home after a fire Tuesday morning.

The blaze broke out shortly after 7 a.m. at a home at 2828 Kutztown Rd. in Muhlenberg Township.

The fire was electrical in nature and started in an upstairs bedroom, causing around $10,000 in smoke, fire and water damage, officials said.

There were no injuries and the fire was knocked down quickly.

The fire displaced eight people, officials said.