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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) – Fire officials at the Jersey Shore are working to determine if lightning sparked flames that engulfed two homes on the same street.

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Both fires broke out on the 100 block of Pleasant Heights Avenue overnight in Egg Harbor Township.

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Crews arrived and quickly placed the flames under control.

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American Red Cross officials say they are helping seven people with lodging, food and clothing needs.