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Fire Engulfs Upper Makefield Barn

The Newtown Fire Association, along with several other area fire companies, responded to the Saturday morning barn fire at Thorpe Farm.

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A large barn on Thorpe Farm in Upper Makefield burnt down Saturday morning.

The Newtown Fire Association was one of several area fire companies to assist the Upper Makefield Fire Company in responding.

The fire engulfed a barn that housed trucks and other large equipment, according to information from the Newtown Fire Association. No injuries were reported.

Thorpe Farm is located on Stonybrook Road.

In addition to Newtown and Upper Makefield, the following fire companies responded: Lingohocken Fire Company, New Hope Fire Company, Northampton, Midway, Stockton, N.J. and Lambertville, N.J.

Firefighters staged an aggressive defensive attack of the fire and protected numerous exposures, including several vehicles, a home, large bales of hay and an adjacent large barn housing farm animals, according to the Newtown Fire Association.

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