A barn fire in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country sent up a plume of smoke visible for two miles and required a hazardous materials team to respond for runoff into a nearby stream.

LNP newspaper said the Wednesday night blaze in Strasburg occurred on the site of Pop’s Produce Stand, a popular summer market, destroying the 50-by-100-foot barn.

The fire chief says the cause hasn’t been established but the property owner had been doing some grinding in the barn about an hour before flames broke out.

In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 photo, firefighters battle a barn fire at Pop's Produce in Strasburg Township, Pa. (Chris Knight/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)
In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 photo, firefighters battle a barn fire at Pop’s Produce in Strasburg Township, Pa. (Chris Knight/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)

Strasburg is in Lancaster County, about 70 miles (133 kilometers) west of Philadelphia.

In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 photo, Amish farmers stand and watch as firefighters battle a barn fire at Pop's Produce in Strasburg Township, Pa. (Chris Knight/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)
In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 photo, Amish farmers stand and watch as firefighters battle a barn fire at Pop’s Produce in Strasburg Township, Pa. (Chris Knight/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)
In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 photo, Amish farmers stand and watch as firefighters battle a barn fire at Pop's Produce in Strasburg Township, Pa. (Chris Knight/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)
In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 photo, Amish farmers stand and watch as firefighters battle a barn fire at Pop’s Produce in Strasburg Township, Pa. (Chris Knight/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)
In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 photo, firefighters battle a barn fire at Pop's Produce in Strasburg Township, Pa. (Chris Knight/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)
In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 photo, firefighters battle a barn fire at Pop’s Produce in Strasburg Township, Pa. (Chris Knight/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)
In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 photo, tanker trucks are lined up as they wait to dump water while firefighters battle a barn fire at Pop's Produce in Strasburg Township, Pa.  (Chris Knight/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)
In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 photo, tanker trucks are lined up as they wait to dump water while firefighters battle a barn fire at Pop’s Produce in Strasburg Township, Pa. (Chris Knight/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)

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