Several Fire Departments Battle Barn Fire Tuesday Night

(MITCHELL) – Several fire departments was dispatched to a reported barn fire Tuesday night.

At 6:29 p.m. Marion Township Fire Department with automatic mutual aid with the Huron Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched in the 1600 block of Georgia Road for a barn fire. While on the way to the fire the Lawrence County Central dispatch reported a total of three barns on fire.

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Marion Township then requested additional personnel assistance from Mitchell Fire Department . Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department was also requested for an additional tanker.

One barn was approximately 30 X 60 feet that was well involved in fire. Firefighters used several attack lines to keep the fire from spreading to other locations.

The fire ultimately demanded the response from six engines and 15 firefighters from the Marion Township Fire Department, two engines and seven firefighters from the Huron Department and two engines from the Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department. The Mitchell Fire Department also responded with one truck and four firefighters.

At this time the cause of the fire remains under investigation.