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June 28, 2012

Barn destroyed in Sparrow Lane fire

MT. VERNON — — A Thursday afternoon blaze destroyed a storage barn  in the 11400 block of North Sparrow Lane.

Personnel from Waltonville Fire Protection District, Jefferson Fire Protection District and Mt. Vernon Fire Department worked to fight the fire, which was reported 1:41 p.m. Thursday.

The barn is owned by Rick Lacy.

Personnel were still on scene at 3:45 p.m., according to JFPD personnel.

No horses or other animals were in the barn. It was storing hay and equipment, according to JFPD personnel.

Mt. Vernon Fire Department, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Litton Ambulance and Tri-County Electric Coop also responded to the scene.

The fire is still under investigation. More details will be reported as the Register-News receives them.

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