Lancaster County-Wide Communications dispatched Quarryville Fire Company along with mutual aid companies for a barn fire at 309 Clearview Road in East Drumore Township at 15:48 hours on May 8. Quarryville fire chief 57, Joel Neff responded and Lancaster County-Wide Communications advised him that they were receiving multiple calls and a large smoke column could be seen in the area. At that point, Chief 57 requested the working fire dispatch and a tanker task force.
Quarryville units arrived to find a 35′ x 40′ barn fully involved and placed several landlines into service. Quarryville Truck 57 also went into a master stream operation. A fill site was established at Hopkins Mill Road and Beaver Road. The fire was placed under control at 16:12 with units on scene until 17:15.