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Several fire departments respond to barn fire in Bargersville

Posted at 11:32 AM, Jul 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-06 13:53:27-04

Editor's Note: An initial report indicated the barn fire was in Greenfield. This is not the case and the article below has since been updated. WRTV regrets this error.

BARGERSVILLE — Several fire departments responded to a barn fire in Bargersville on Tuesday morning.

According to the Bargersville Fire Department, firefighters responded to the fire, located at 725 W. 375 N., around 8 a.m.

Fire crews from White River Township, Madison Township, Green Township, Trafalgar Township, and Needham Township all responded to the scene and were able to get the fire under control in 40 minutes by using 30,000 gallons of water.

The barn and the contents inside were a complete loss due to the fire, resulting in an estimated $200,000 in damages, according to BFD Public Information Officer Mike Pruitt. Nobody was injured as a result of the fire.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.