Lightning sparks early morning house fire in Gilbert

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GILBERT -- Lightning sparked palm tree fire that spread to a Gilbert home Wednesday morning.

MCSO: Pursuit was called off

It happened near Baseline and Gilbert roads.

Fire crews had to cut holes in the roof to attack the flames, which had moved into the attic.

Firefighters were able to get things under control quickly and keep the damage to the home to a minimum.

No injuries were reported.