Historic Barn Once Owned by Pa. Senator Clarence Bell Catches Fire in Delaware County - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Historic Barn Once Owned by Pa. Senator Clarence Bell Catches Fire in Delaware County

Former Senator's Barn Burns

Fire crews battled a barn fire Thursday evening in Delaware County that belonged to a late Pennsylvania State Senator. (Published Friday, Dec. 11, 2015)

Fire crews battled a blaze Thursday evening in Delaware County where a barn caught fire and spread to nearby trees.

The fire broke out around 9:15 p.m. in a barn along the 400 block of West 24th Street in Upland.

The barn is on the historic property of the late Senator Clarence Bell.

Crews were finallly able to contain the flames more than an hour later.

Officials said there were no animals in the barn and no injuries were reported.

Senator Bell died in 2002 at the age of 88.

  

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