Fire Destroys Large Barn Near Ina

Tractor and 120 Large Bales of Hay Also Destroyed

Jefferson Rural Firefighters say a large wooden barn was destroyed by fire late Thursday morning in rural Ina.

The 80 by 100 foot barn on the Marvin Richardson property in the 7000 block of Spring Garden Road was fully engulfed when discovered by the owner. Firefighters say it was collapsing upon their arrival.

In addition to the building, Richardson lost a tractor and 120 large bales of hay stored inside.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Jefferson Rural Firemen received mutual aide assistance from Waltonville and Bluford Firemen. They were on the scene for two hours beginning at 11 Thursday morning.