North Mahoning Township, PA – A shed burned down near Punxsutawney because someone was carelessly burning garbage.
It happened along Mottarn Road in North Mahoning Township around 2 p.m. Thursday.
The fire marshal investigated and determined that it started accidentally when Paul Weaver from Rochester burned trash, including aerosol cans and propane bottles.
The items exploded, causing the shed to catch fire. It’s been classified as an accident.
Damage is estimate at $500.