Ice and fire caused a double threat for firefighters battling a barn blaze early this morning.
Crews responded to the 800 block of Catch Basin Road in Sellersville, Bucks County, Pa. a little before 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The fire began inside the equipment shack and firefighters quickly tried to douse the flames.
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"The biggest problem for this fire was getting water supply since there are no hydrants in the area," said Battalion Chief Tom Louden.
Firefighters formed a water chain to bring the fire under control.
"It's cold when we do this but as along as the water is flowing we really don't have too much of a problem," Loudon said.
Luckily icy road conditions didn't hamper their efforts too much.
"With the size of our trucks we really don't have much of a problem with the ice on the road," said Louden.
No injuries were reported.
The blaze was out by 6 a.m. And salt trucks were called in a short time later to deal with ice that formed from leftover water.
It isn’t clear what caused the blaze.