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Huge Turkey Barnfire in Adams County

At least 15 fire companies, including several from Maryland, battle a huge turkey barn fire in Adams County Thursday evening. Smoke and flames from the fire could be seen for miles.  The fire was first reported at around 5:30 pm in the 700 block of Russell Tavern Road in Butler Township.

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Photo courtesy: Ryan Taylor

The additional units included numerous tankers to ferry water from distant fire hydrants.  Fire crews are expected to be on the scene for hours mopping up hot spots.  No word on the cause of the fire.

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2 Comments to “Huge Turkey Barnfire in Adams County”

    A.strait Female said:
    December 14, 2012 at 2:52 AM

    Poor Turkeys, you know someone did that on purpose, I hope they find out who, and that person should be set on fire., to see what it like.

    Sue said:
    December 14, 2012 at 6:42 AM

    It's sad when poor, helpless, defenseless animals are killed in fires – poor things.

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