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Emergency Crews Respond to Large Barn Fire in Warrick County

Emergency crews are currently on the scene of a large barn fire in Warrick County.

Posted: Oct 23, 2020 11:11 AM
Updated: Oct 23, 2020 12:19 PM

Emergency crews responded to a large barn fire in Warrick County, Indiana on Friday.

Shortly after 10:35 a.m. on Friday, Warrick County Dispatch started receiving calls about a possible explosion on SR 62 between Boonville and Chandler.

Emergency crews responded to the scene and found a large structure fire - a barn engulfed in flames and smoke.

Warrick County Sheriff Mike Wilder said multiple fire departments had to respond to the scene of the fire to tank in extra water.

No injuries have been reported yet as a result of the fire. Crews are currently working to extinguish the blaze.

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