UPDATE: Fire engulfs barn in Westfield Township

Staff report

Firefighters battled a barn fire in southwestern Morrow County for about 75 minutes Thursday morning.

Elm Valley Fire Department responded to a fully engulfed structure fire in Westfield Township at 6:11 a.m.

The barn is located at State Route 746 and Township Road 147. Crews on scene requested additional equipment and tanker to help get water to the area, according to officials.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it is thought that lightning struck the barn.

There were no reports of injuries.

Mutual aid was provided by Marengo, Cardington, Fort Morrow, Tri Township and Berlin Township in Delaware County.

Staff report