THURSDAY, 9/29/22 – 11:08 a.m.
CLAYTON, Wis. (WFRV) – A large-scale barn fire in the Town of Clayton on Wednesday afternoon drew help from ten fire departments in the area.
According to the Town of Clayton Fire Rescue, crews were dispatched around 12:20 p.m. on September 28 and stated that heavy smoke was visible when crews were on the way to the scene.
When crews arrived, the barn was consumed in flames, causing a nearby shed to also catch fire. Due to the nature of the incident, additional help was called in from neighboring departments, bringing in ten departments in total.
Officials say that the fire was extinguished in just over an hour using roughly 30,000 gallons of water, and they were able to stop the spread of the fire from impacting the nearby area.
No animals or equipment were in the barn and no injuries were reported.
No other information was provided and the cause of the incident remains under investigation.
Local 5 will update this story if further information is provided.
Original Story: Large-scale barn fire in Winnebago County, multiple crews respond
WEDNESDAY, 9/28/22 – 3:56 p.m.
CLAYTON, Wis. (WFRV) – Multiple crews from Winnebago County responded to a large-scale barn fire in the Town of Clayton on Wednesday.
According to a video obtained by Local 5 News, two structures appear to be engulfed in flames. The fire is on the 800 Block of Oakwood Avenue in Clayton.
There is no word on what caused the fire or if there are any injuries.
Local 5 News will update this when more details emerge.