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Burning stump leads to shed and camper fire in American Township

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Just after 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, the American Township Fire Department was called out to 7044 Allentown Road for reports of a camper on fire. Just after 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, the American Township Fire Department was called out to 7044 Allentown Road for reports of a camper on fire.
The fire started with the burning stump and spread to two nearby campers that were being scrapped and a shed on the property. The fire started with the burning stump and spread to two nearby campers that were being scrapped and a shed on the property.

A homeowner in American Township was burning out a stump on his property, but the fire spread to other parts of his yard.

Just after 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, the American Township Fire Department was called out to 7044 Allentown Road for reports of a camper on fire. The fire started with the burning stump and spread to two nearby campers that were being scrapped and a shed on the property, all were heavily damaged. The house also suffered heat damage.

Surrounding departments were called in to help with the fire. Fire officials estimate the damages to be around $5,000.

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