Fire destroys Haw Creek hay shed

From Local Sources

HAYSVILLE — Units of the Haysville Volunteer Fire Department were called Friday morning into Martin County’s Rutherford Township when fire was reported in a hay shed.

The 6:45 a.m. callout sent the department to the Danny and Robert Berry farm at 6007 Haw Creek Road, according to Fire Chief John Fuhrman.

Fuhrman said a fire of unknown origin destroyed a 30-by-40 hay shed filled with 500 square bales.

Firefighters kept the blaze from spreading to other structures.

There were no injuries.

Haysville responded with three trucks and 12 firefighters and the Southeast Daviess fire department sent two trucks and five firefighters to the location. Personnel were on the scene four hours.

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