Burnside Township, PA – Firefighters were told to evacuate from a fire last night in Clearfield County at a camp.

It happened around 10:30 Sunday night on Chapel Campground Road in Burnside Township, near Mahaffey.

Fire companies from Clearfield, Cambria, and Indiana Counties all responded to the fully involved fire at a two-story seasonal camp house.

They had difficulty accessing water. After about an hour of trying to extinguish the flames, the building began to collapse and all firefighters were told to evacuate the building.

The fire was fully extinguished shortly after midnight.

No injuries are reported, but details are still limited.

A post from the Clearfield and Centre County Fire Wire Facebook page:

Clearfield & Centre County Fire Wire
**EVACUATION TONES GIVEN, FFs EVACUATE!**
**REQUESTING 2ND ALARM**
06/13/21 10:27PM
Clearfield County
Firebox 29-F
Working Structure Fire
131 Chapel Campground Rd
Burnside Township
Clearfield Companies 29 & 45
Indiana Companies 520 & 170
Cambria Companies 50, 55, & 62
QRS 45 & Cambria EMS 69
Additional Companies Added:
Jefferson – 17, 8, & 20
Clearfield – 64, 27, 28, 8, & 6
Indiana – 540
Transfers –
Clearfield 6 to Clearfield 29 (To Station)
Indiana 170 to Clearfield 64 (In House)
10:50 – Caller reporting fully inv. 2 story camp building
10:53 – Asst. 29 requesting Clfd 64 & Jefferson Co. 17
10:55 – Portable 29 reporting a fully involved building.
10:56 – Assistant 29 requesting 2nd Alarm Assignment
10:59 – Command requests Clearfield Co. 8 to scene
11:01 – Command requesting Co. 6 to Company 29.
11:04 – Command advising difficult access to water.
11:12 – Command setting up a tanker shuttle for water.
11:16 – Command requesting a 2nd fill site for tankers
11:19 – Command advising Delta/Alpha is collapsing
11:23 – Command requesting all tankers – Fireground 8
11:32 – EVAC TONES – ALL FIREFIGHTERS EVACUATE!
11:42 – QRS45 requesting Jef. Rehab 17 to the scene.
12:01 – Crews – 2nd floor advises all visible fire is out.
12:07 – Assistant 29 advises Fire Under Control (00:07)
12:08 – Assistant 29 advises crews in mop-up stages.