Large Fire Damages Pole Barn in Princeton

Princeton Area Firefighters Union Local 1634

Fire crews responded to the fire just after 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Posted: May 6, 2021 2:33 PM
Updated: May 6, 2021 2:33 PM

A Wednesday afternoon fire in Princeton, Indiana, left a pole barn severely damaged.

Princeton Area Firefighters Union Local 1634 says fire crews were dispatched at 1:44 p.m. to the 1500 block of 100 West on Wednesday evening for a pole barn fire.

When crews arrived, they found heavy fire and smoke consuming the pole barn.

Officials say firefighters made quick work of the blaze and snuffed it out in a matter of minutes.

Assisting agencies include Hazelton Fire, Patoka Fire, and Gibson County EMS. 

You can see a photo gallery of the scene above, courtesy of Princeton Area Firefighters Union Local 1634.

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