Multiple fire departments battle barn fire in Darke County

A barn in Darke County has been deemed a total loss after flames ripped through it Friday.

The fire broke out just before 3:00 p.m. in the 11000 block of State Route 49 in Rossburg.

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Several fire departments were called to battle the fire including Rossburg, Ansonia, Greenville Township, North Star, Burkettsville, St. Henry, Southwest Mercer, and Union City, Ohio, a spokesperson for the Darke County Sheriff’s Department told News Center 7.

Farm equipment and at least one trailer were in the barn when the fire broke out; however, there were no livestock or other animals.

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No one was in the barn the fire broke out, and no injuries were reported on the scene.

The estimated damages are not known at the time. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.