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Author: FP Staff

Frog Hut Damaged in Blaze

The Frog Hut was damaged this morning, November 7th, when a fire started inside the restaurant.  The fire is believed to have started somewhere between 6:30 and 7:30AM.  The fire was reported by someone who happened to be walking near the Frog Hut.  They saw smoke coming out of the building and called 911. The Wellsboro Fire Department was there within minutes, but the damage had already been done.  The exact extent of the damage was unknown, but it is believed to be significant.  The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen, where most of the damage...

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Major House Fire Reported on Mullberry Hill in Mansfield

A major house fire was reported to the Tioga Freedomist around 5:30PM today, November 1st.  The fire happened on Mulberry Street in Mansfield. Editor Johnny Berguson was on the scene.  The house on Mulberry Hill in Mansfield was very much engulfed in flames by the time the fire department could arrive. I saw smoke as he was driving in that direction. Immediately I heard the sirens that call the fireman to the station. Suddenly there were flames that got much larger. The fire department had a very rapid response, but the house was mostly engulfed with flames. The house was...

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