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Fire destroys large inventory of farm equipment, hay, and lumber

Fire location: 6.3 miles from Fire Station, 200 Merchant Street, to 6365 Liberty Road

By Donald Hare, Public Affairs Officer
Adair County Fire Department

The Adair County Fire Department responded to 6365 Liberty Road to a barn fire on Thursday night, September 1, 2011, at 9:31pmCT.

On arrival found a large barn totally engulfed in fire. The property owner was Melvin Antle and was a total loss.

Two hundred (200) square bales of hay 35 round bales of hay, two tractors and a parts car and truck with some other farm implements and lumber.

There were 14 firemen on the scene for 2.5 hours.-Donald Hare

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Fire destroy barn, hay, lumber, equipment at Christine, KY

2011-09-02 - 6365 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY - Photo by Donald Hare.
A Thursday, September 1, 2011 fire at 9:31pmCT, destroyed a large barn containing hay, lumber, farm implements, and other valuables, owned by Melvin Antle in the Christine Community of Adair County, KY.

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