Historic manor house damaged in 3-alarm fire

The historic Brandywine Manor House was damaged by fire in the early morning hours of December 7, 2010.

December 7, 2010 6:51:47 AM PST
A multi-alarm fire damaged the historic Brandywine Manor House in West Brandywine, Chester County overnight.

The fire broke out just past 12:00 a.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of Germany Hollow Road.

Flames spread quickly and firefighters escalated the response to 3 alarms.

It took over two hours to place the blaze under control.

At least 3 families, 10 people including 4 children under the age of 5, are displaced. The Red Cross is assisting the occupants.

The manor house is a family home built in the 1700's, which also operates as a popular Bed and Breakfast.

No injuries have been reported at this time.


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