(Steve Baker)

Vacant barn destroyed by fire south of Piqua, no injuries

A barn no longer in use was destroyed by a fire that started around 6:30 Saturday morning. 

According to our crews, firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to a home nearby. Only the barn was on fire, despite initial reports.

There were no injuries, and minimal loss due to the barn being out of use.

The barn was located at Doyle Holfinger Farm on 2600 Farrington Road.


A barn and outbuilding were destroyed by a fire Saturday night at a farm near Piqua. 

NewsCenter7’s Steve Baker said the structures at 2600 Farrington Road were engulfed in flames when Piqua firefighters arrived, and mutual aid was dispatched from Covington, Troy and Fletcher.

There were no injuries and it is unknown if any farm animals were killed. 

Firefighters are still investigating the cause of the fire.