Heavy flames, smoke coming from Darke County barn fire

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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A barn caught fire in Monroe Twp. Saturday night, sending massive flames shooting into the air.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Massive flames and heavy smoke were visible tonight after a barn caught fire.

Crews were in a defensive mode to protect a nearby home from the fire, reported sometime after 9 p.m. in the 1400 block of Verona Pitsburg Road in Monroe Twp. south of Pitsburg in Darke County.

The barn reportedly contained a tractor and camper.

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No injuries were reported, and it’s not clear what sparked the fire.

We are on the way and will update this report.

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