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Grantham Barn Destroyed in Christmas Night Fire

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    George Wallace, of Grantham, N.H., talks to Carrie Hastings, also of Grantham, as they look over the rubble of Hastings' mother's barn on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, on Route 10 in Grantham. The barn was destroyed in a fire that was reported about 5:45 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 25. Francis Hastings, who owns the land and has lived there for 45 years, said she thinks the fire started in the upper level of the barn where there was hay being stored. Francis Hastings said the camper near the barn is a total loss as well. "Thank god we don't have animals in there anymore," she said about the barn. "There would have been no way of getting them out." (Valley News - Charles Hatcher) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Published: 12/26/2017 2:01:48 PM
Modified: 12/27/2017 9:50:11 AM

George Wallace, of Grantham, N.H., talks to Carrie Hastings, also of Grantham, as they look over the rubble of Hastings’ mother’s barn on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, on Route 10 in Grantham. The barn was destroyed in a fire Monday evening that was reported about 5:45 p.m. 

Francis Hastings, who owns the land and has lived there for 45 years, said she thinks the fire started in the upper level of the barn where there was hay being stored. Francis Hastings said the camper near the barn is a total loss as well.

“Thank god we don’t have animals in there anymore,” she said about the barn. “There would have been no way of getting them out.”

—Charles Hatcher




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