Lawn mower sparks 4-alarm barn fire in Durham, N.H.

A lawn mower caught fire Sunday night and set a 5,000-foot barn ablaze at the Harmony Homes assisted living facility in Durham, N.H., officials said.

The fire started as 5:25 p.m. and quickly spread to four alarms. Crews had the fire knocked down just before 7 p.m., Durham Fire Department spokesman John Baker said.


The fire was contained to the barn, which housed tools and other supplies, he said.

No residents of the facility were evacuated. Two people were taken to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries, Baker said.

Maddie Kilgannon can be reached at Follow her on Twitter @MaddieKilgannon.
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