Barn fire off U.S. 40 in Clayton is out; Investigation begins to determine cause

Crews from Brookville, Englewood and Union assisted Clayton in extinguishing flames they found on the first floor of the two-story barn in about 30 minutes, he said.

An unknown number of cats were removed safely. Equipment on the second floor also was removed from the barn that was full of hay and timber, Chief Garver said. There were no injuries.

The owner saw the flames early and notified the fire department right away, Garver said, and that was fortunate.

Had the owner gone to bed, Garver said, the outcome would have been different.

He estimated the damage at $10,000 or less.

INITIAL REPORT (Jan. 15)

Several crews are on the scene of a barn fire in the 5300 block of National Road (U.S. 40) in Clayton, just west of Northmont High School.

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Crews are putting water on the structure. The incident was reported about 10:15 p.m. 

No injuries have been reported. 

News Center 7 has a crew on the way. We will update this developing report as we learn more. 

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