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Barn listed as total loss in Monday Shelbyville fire

The Shelbyville Fire Department responded to a report of a barn fire early Monday morning.


On arrival to 2875 South Miller Street in the 4:00 am hour, firefighters located an approximately 40 X 80 foot heavy timber barn that was fully engulfed. Firefighters immediately took a defensive attack on the fire.


The structure at this time as been deemed a total loss.  No injuries were reported.


Firefighters remained on scene to extinguish hot spots. Columbus Road and Miller Street remained closed until approximately noon Monday in the area.


The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.


Assisting agencies included the Shelby County Sheriffs Department, Waldron Fire Department, Marietta Fire Department, Flat Rock Fire Department and Fix Farms with excavators.