Crews battle fully engulfed hay barn fire in Cambridge

Crews battle fully engulfed hay barn fire in Cambridge

Crews are battling a fully engulfed hay barn fire in the town of Christiana.

Dane County dispatch received a call just before 8 p.m. reporting a barn fire at 2304 Carpenter Swain Road, officials said.

Cambridge fire and several other departments responded, and as of 9 p.m. were still fighting the active fire.

According to a release, the property owner was burning construction materials near the barn when the wind changed directions, igniting nearby hay.

Officials said there were no humans or animals inside the barn at the time of the fire.

The barn, hay and tools inside are considered a total loss, according to the release. Damage is estimated at $55,000.

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