BURLINGTON, N.J. (CBS) – Authorities are trying to figure out the cause of a fire in Burlington, New Jersey. Flames ripped through several buildings on the property of the historic McNeal Mansion on Pearl Street. That’s near the Delaware River.
The fire began around 2:30 a.m. Monday.READ MORE: Gunman On Dirt Bike Kills 37-Year-Old Man In West Philadelphia, Police Say
“There are no injuries to any of the fire personnel or emergency response personnel. Which is always — always a concern. Right now we don’t know anything else as far as if someone, whoever was in here, are they injured,” said Mayor Barry Conoway.Crash Involving SEPTA Bus, 4 Vehicles In Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek Neighborhood
The main building is a 10,000 square foot mansion that was built back in the 1880s and was one of the largest homes in the area.
It’s been abandoned for decades.
It has also has suffered several fires over the years and has been the target of vandals.MORE NEWS: Woman Facing Arson Charges After Allegedly Intentionally Setting Fire At Howard Johnson Hotel In Blackwood
No word on what sparked the blaze.