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Fire at farm in Lancaster razes barn, causes more than a million dollars in damage

A raging fire at a farm in Lancaster on Saturday burned a barn to the ground and caused an estimated $1.2 million in damage, a fire official said.

Firefighters responded to Manny’s Dairy Farm on Brockelman Road shortly after 1 p.m., said Lancaster Deputy Fire Chief Michael Hanson. He said the blaze grew to be five alarms, and officials from about 23 towns helped douse the flames.

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The fire was knocked down at approximately 5 p.m., Hanson said, and the last crews left the scene around 8:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Zachary T. Sampson can be reached at zachary.sampson@globe.com.
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