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New Russia Township barn destroyed in fire

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    South Amherst Fire Dresponded to a call for a barn fire on Albrecht Road in New Russia. A pole barn was fully involved when the fire department arrived at the home.



Multiple area fire departments battled a barn fire this morning on Albrecht Road in New Russia Township.

Firefighters were called out to the fire around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. South Amherst, Elyria Township and Amherst firefighters battled the blaze. Two goats were in the barn when the fire started. They were rescued by the homeowner. No other injuries were reported.

The building is a total loss. No cause has been determined for the fire.

Albrecht Road was closed, but is now reopened.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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