Acton fire that destroyed barn, home blamed on kids playing with matches

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Scene of Sunday's fire on Foxes Ridge Road in Acton. (Courtesy photo)

ACTON - Children playing with matches is being blamed for a fire in Acton that destroyed a home and attached barn on Sunday.

Firefighters from all over responded to the blaze, which was reported around 12:45 p.m. at 1242 Foxes Ridge Road.

Upon arrival firefighters found the two-story barn fully involved and quickly spreading to two-story attached farmhouse.

The town of Acton and the American Red Cross assisted with placement for the fire victims.

Firefighters from Acton, Shapleigh, Newfield, Sanford, Lebanon, Wells, North Berwick, Milton, New Hampshire, Wakefield and Rochester, New Hampshire responded.

No injuries were reported in the blaze.

York County Sheriff Bill King said "an administrative remedy has been initiated" with respect to the juveniles involved in starting the fire.

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