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Accidental fire destroys Dunbar Twp. barn

WPXI
This Dunbar Township barn, located on Dawson-Vanderbilt Road, was destroyed by fire Saturday. Ten fire departments responded to the scene.

Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

A Fayette County barn full of hay was destroyed in an accidental fire Saturday evening.

Dickerson Run, Liberty and Vanderbilt Fire Department Assistant Chief Jack Washabaugh said no animals were inside the wood-frame structure at the time of the 8 p.m. blaze in Dunbar Township.

“When we got there, it was fully involved,” Washabaugh said.

About 10 fire departments responded to Leisenring Road, and firefighters remained on scene for about four hours, he said. The barn measured approximately 60 feet by 60 feet.

Washabaugh said the fire was accidentally sparked by a farmer working inside the barn. He did not know the name of the farm or property owner. No injuries were reported.

“There was no saving it,” Washabaugh said.

 

 
 


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