Early morning barn fires reported

Emporia Gazette – April 2, 2014

Two barn fires were reported early Wednesday. The first fire was reported at 3:35 a.m. Wednesday. According to a press release from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Lyon County Deputies and Reading First Responders responded to a report of a barn on fire in the 2400 Block of Road V.  Upon arrival it was determined a barn belonging to Donald Jones was fully engulfed.

At approximately 4:15 AM, another barn fire was reported in the 2300 Block of Road Y.  Upon arrival it was determined a barn belonging to Jay Davies was fully engulfed.

Both barns were a total loss.  The causes of the fires are undetermined at this time. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, 620-342-5545, with any information.  Both fires are still being investigated.

Gwen Romine, KSFFA Webmaster



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