- Associated Press - Thursday, January 30, 2014

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A northeastern Pennsylvania farm house that was built just after the Civil War has been destroyed by fire.

The blaze started around 7 a.m. Thursday at the home in White Deer Township, north of Lewisburg in Union County.

The homeowner lived there by himself and told WNEP-TV (https://bit.ly/1kegVYU) that it’s not the first time he has had to deal with a devastating fire.

The owner said his stepdaughter was killed in a fire in Milton in 2005.

The fire chief said one firefighter was treated for burns at the scene.

The cause is under investigation.

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Information from: WNEP-TV, https://www.wnep.com

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