A house fire
Monday heavily damaged a home at 45 Hummingbird Lane in Homer Township. Nathan
Confer and his two children were home when the flames broke out and safely
escaped the structure. Coudersport firefighters had the blaze under control in
about 35 minutes. Five other fire departments helped at the scene. Fire
officials estimated damage at $50,000 and the Red Cross is assisting the
family. The cause of the fire was determined to be a malfunctioning chimney.