Two dogs died after a large barn fire occurred in the 2200 block of E. County Line Road Sunday evening, according to officials.
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Crews were dispatched to the scene around 8:15 p.m. with reports that black smoke was showing and animals were inside, per initial reports.
The fire’s start remains under investigation and although damage estimates could not be confirmed at this time, the barn is a ‘total loss’, according to Moorefield Twp. fire personnel.
Only the animals were inside of the barn at the time of the fire.
German Twp. and Pleasant Twp. fire departments assisted Moorefield Twp. fire crews.
There was a police standoff in Champaign Co. near the area where the barn fire occurred, however, the two incidents are not related.