Firefighters battle blaze at abandoned York County house

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Courtesy: Tyler Barnhart

YORK COUNTY, Pa.– Firefighters battled a fire at an abandoned house in East Manchester Township.  Neighbors reported seeing smoke and called 911 at about 3:35 p.m.

The first firefighters on the scene reported smoke and and flames pouring from the second floor of the two story house on the 600 block of Park Street, near Farm Lane.

Fire crews quickly adopted a defensive posture to battle the blaze. Tankers were also called in to provide water.  It took nearly about two hours to bring the fire under control.

The house is destroyed.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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