Barn used for tractor storage in Darke County engulfed in ‘aggressive’ fire

A large barn in the 11300 block of State Route 49 reportedly full of tractors caught fire Saturday morning.

Scanner reports indicated Ansonia fire crews were dispatched to 11344 OH-49 at approximately 10:25 a.m. for a large structure fire.

Darke County Regional Dispatch confirmed the structure used to be a chicken barn but has now been converted into a storage barn for tractors. 

Smoke from barn fire at 11344 Ohio 49 in Ansonia. (Clinton Randall / Early Bird Newspaper)

Ansonia fire crews are working to knock down the “aggressive” and “fully engulfed” fire, per scanner reports.

We will be on scene as soon as possible and will update this story as more details become available. 

(Clinton Randall / Early Bird Newspaper)

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