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Fire levels landmark barn — chickens, hay, countless tools lost

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Not long after the blaze was discovered, flames make quick work of the historic barn. Also destroyed (foreground) is the family's 28-foot boat that was parked outside. DAN RICHARDS photo

One of Westport’s oldest and biggest barns, and all of the family tools and treasures it contained, burned to the ground on the evening of Wednesday, July 31. Robert Nemeth, who runs the farm with wife Sharon and daughters Katie and Debbie, had just finished a long day of putting in hay bails at the […]

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