Neighbors Lend a Hand During Raging Bensalem Barn Fire

A fire erupted at a barn in Bensalem on Sunday, leaving two firefighters injured. Neighbors lent a hand to firefighters at the scene, banding together to help carry a fire hose down the street. A viewer, Michelle Heil, and NBC10 photojournalist Augie Conte captured dramatic images at the scene.

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Michelle Heil
Neighbors help firefighters move a hose during a fire at a barn on Tennis Avenue near Bristol Pike in Bensalem Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016.
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Michelle Heil
A firefighter works at the scene of the fire. Two firefighters suffered minor injuries while battling the blaze.
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Michelle Heil
The barn on Tennis Avenue is located in a residential neighborhood. Bensalem Public Safety Director Fred Harran said the fire involved propane tanks, which exploded during the blaze.
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Michelle Heil
Flames shoot from the top of the barn at the height of the blaze.
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Michelle Heil
A firefighter works at the scene on Tennis Avenue.
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Augie Conte | NBC10
The barn on Tennis Avenue smolders after firefighters put out the flames. One firefighter suffered heat exhaustion and another suffered minor burns.
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Augie Conte | NBC10
There was no one inside the barn when the fire erupted.
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Augie Conte | NBC10
A neighbor who lives near the barn said a local plumber used the building for his business.
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