Barn catches fire near Belington

Five area fire companies responded to battle a blaze that overtook a barn shortly before 9:30 a.m. Wednsday on White Farm Drive, located off of Hunters Fork Road near Belington. Lt. Chris Wilson of the Belington Volunteer Fire Department said no one was injured and no livestock or animals were inside the barn at the time of the fire. He added the barn was a total loss and the cause is still under investigation. Assisting the Belington VFD on scene were the Elkins Fire Department, Beverly Volunteer Fire Department, Philippi Volunteer Fire Department, Junior Volunteer Fire Department and Barbour County EMS. The Coalton Volunteer Fire Department assisted by helping cover the Belington area.


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