No injuries reported in Clark County barn fire, investigation continues

UPDATE @ 6:44 a.m.

No one was injured and no animals were harmed in a Friday night barn fire in Madison Twp., according to Clark County dispatchers. 

Dispatchers said the last crew left the scene of the fire in the 6200 block of Old Columbus Cincinnati Road around 2:12 a.m. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, according to dispatchers, and a damage estimate was not available. 

Dispatchers said Madison Twp., Cedarville and Jamestown fire crews assisted in putting out the fire.

INITIAL REPORT (May 26)

A barn was engulfed when crews arrived late Friday night in Madison Twp., Clark County.

The fire was reported at a property on the south side of Old Columbus Cincinnati Road.

Additional crews were requested from Cedarville and Jamestown.

There were no reports initially of animals or people harmed, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office dispatch said.

The fire happened as strong storms with lightning and thunder moved through the area, but it’s not clear whether a lightning strike sparked the blaze.

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