Firefighters battle pole barn blaze in the Town of Waterford

  • Source: Racine Journal Times
  • Published: 09/30/2016 02:13 AM

Firefighters from three counties were reported to be battling a pole barn fire late Thursday night in far northwest Racine County. The 30-foot by 40-foot pole barn at 34625 Loland Drive was reported to be fully engulfed in flames at about 10:35 p.m. Thursday, according to police radio reports. Fire departments from the Tichigan, Waterford and Rochester were initially called the scene, west of Highway 83 and northwest of the Village of Waterford. The alarm was upgraded and several fire departments from Racine, Walworth and Waukesha counties were asked to assist battling the blaze. Scanner reports indicated there were several vehicles in the barn, along with welding equipment and between 10 and 15 gallons of gasoline.


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