Fire claims barn on Cherry Flats Road

Firefighters from Mansfield, Wellsboro and Blossburg attempted to control a structure fire on Cherry Flats Road at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 1.

No injuries resulted from a fire that leveled a barn at 2893 Cherry Flats Road on Dec. 1. Thomas Wivell, owner of the barn and the house just 30 feet away, says he doesn't know what started the fire just after 9 a.m. Crews from Blossburg, Mansfield and Wellsboro responded at approximately 9:20 a.m. to control the flames. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has issued a notice that Cherry Flats Road is closed between Mack Road and Canada Road due to the fire.