Controlled burn leads to barn fire in Dane County
TOWN OF DUNKIRK, Wis. — A barn is considered a total loss after a controlled burn was too close to the barn.
It happened just before 6 p.m. at 816 County Highway N in the town of Dunkirk.
The Dane County Sheriff’s office said a rundown barn that contained some recreational vehicles and work trailer caught fire.
Deputies said the fire was caused by a controlled burn which was too close to the barn.
The barn is considered a total loss.
The estimated loss due to the barn fire is $75,000.
Officials said along with the barn, approximately 15 acres of a nearby cornfield also burnt.
No one was injured in the fire.
Firefighters from Stoughton, Oregon, Evansville, Brooklyn, Verona and Milton responded to the fire.
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