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Fire engulfs building at nonprofit Horn Farm in Hellam Township

A lighting strike destroyed the second and third floor of the historic farmhouse, also known as their office building, causing $400,000 worth of damages.

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Update (10/26/21): Horn Farm's office building was destroyed in an overnight fire in Hellam Township, York County.

The second and third floor of the historic farmhouse building, also known as their office building, was destroyed in a fire that occurred around 8:50 p.m. on the 4900 block of Horn Road, the Horn Farm Center stated on their Facebook page.

Hellam Fire Company confirmed the fire was started by a lightening strike and no one was inside the building at the time of the incident.

The estimated total of damages due to the fire is $400,000, according to the Fire Company.


A fire engulfed a building owned by a York County nonprofit organization in flames on Monday night.

According to York County Dispatch, the fire started at around 8:50 p.m. at the Horn Farm Center for Agricultural Education, on the 4900 block of Horn Road. 

As of 10 p.m., the roof of the three-story building has collapsed.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

The Horn Farm Center is a nonprofit organization in Hellam Township that offers various programs, classes, and events.

Tonight's turn of events is truly a test of our resilience. While we are devastated, we are incredibly thankful for the...

Posted by Horn Farm Center on Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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