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Large barn catches fire, collapses in Perry Twp. 

UPDATE @ 3:10 a.m. 

Firefighters said a barn that caught fire in Perry Twp. early Wednesday morning is considered a total loss. 

Firefighters said the barn collapsed before they arrived on scene, but there were no animals housed inside the structure. 

The cause of the fire is unknown. 

No injuries have been reported. 

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Firefighters are reportedly battling a large barn fire defensively in Perry Twp. after the structure collapsed. 

Crews were dispatched to the 3900 block of Johnsville Brookville Road around 1:30 a.m. on reports of a fully involved barn fire. 

Scanner traffic from the scene indicates the barn is fully engulfed in flames and has already collapsed, prior to firefighters arriving on scene. 

Water tankers from multiple surrounding jurisdictions have been dispatched to the scene. 

We’ll update this page as new details become available. 

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