July 24, 2014
5:45 am
RAIN:  7AM to 7AM:  2.19"    Month:  3.58”    Year:  26.69”   |  TEMPS:  High: 92  Low: 67
A A A

Fire destorys barn near White River

 
     Fire destroyed a large barn located near the White River at 133 Buford Spur Place Wednesday afternoon. Buford Fire Chief Dave Merkle said the fire was started when a pickup truck that was next to the barn backfired.
     Merkle said the barn, which he described as 40-feet-by-40 feet in size, was fully engulfed when members of the Buford Fire Department arrived at the scene shortly after getting the call at 5:22 Wednesday afternoon. He said the wood and metal siding barn was destroyed.
     There were no injuries.
     Merkle said a truck, two Seadoos and a quantity of tools inside the barn were also destroyed. No estimate of damage was available.
     Members of the Tracy Ferry and Mountain Home fire departments provided assistance.

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI