Barn and Another Building Near Eyota Destroyed by Fire
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Rochester Fire Department responded to a large barn fire near Eyota this afternoon.
A news release says a tanker and crew assisted in shuttling the water to the site and an Engine crew were sent at the request of the Eyota Fire Department, which also received assistance from the Elgin and Dover Fire Departments.
The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. at a property along Olmsted County Road 9 a little less than 2 miles northwest of Eyota. When they arrived at the scene, the roofs of the barn and an adjacent structure had collapsed due to the fire, and three nearby silos were damaged. The firefighters were able to save a third building used to hold farm implement equipment.
No injuries were reported and information concerning the cause of the fire is not yet available.
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