Barn burns near Jersey Shore


A barn fire at 910 Furnace Run Road in Watson Township Saturday afternoon began when the owner was working on a tractor inside the barn, according to Independent Hose Co. Fire Chief Bob Cowfer. The man, whose name was not released, was using “cutting tools” to perform work on the tractor, Cowfer said, and was taken to Williamsport Regional Medical Center for minor burns to his face and hands. No further information on his condition was available at press time Saturday night.