Blaze consumes barn, farm equipment

By Messenger Staff | Published Saturday, February 10, 2018

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Fire Burns 4 Acres

FIRE BURNS 4 ACRES- A blaze torched land, barn and farm equipment on County Road 3657 Friday afternoon. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Fire destroyed a barn, outbuilding and several pieces of farm equipment on County Road 3657 in Salt Creek’s fire district Friday afternoon.

Firefighters from several departments joined Salt Creek in battling the blaze that torched four acres.

“The fire burned through the equipment, tires and anything else flammable and extended into a large barn and another outbuilding,” said Wise County Fire Marshal Jeff Doughty.

The fire was reported shortly after 2 p.m.

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