Laurel Fork barn destroyed by fire


By David Broyles - dbroyles@thecarrollnews.com



Flames can be seen shooting out from the roof of a two-story barn which was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon in the Laurel Fork area. The barn was located behind a residence at 2130 Crooked Oak Road. According to Laurel Fork Volunteer Fire Department Chief Chad Dalton, the call for the incident was received at about 1:24 p.m. Early damage estimates indicated some 2,000 square bales of hay and two planters were also destroyed in the fire. No injuries were reported in connection with the incident. Dalton said a cause for the blaze hasn’t yet been determined. Departments assisting included Carroll County Volunteer Fire Department, Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department, Hillsville Volunteer Fire Department, Galax Fire Department and Carroll County Fire and Rescue. Two tankers were called in for additional water to put out the fire to supplement water in drywells in the area.


LAUREL FORK— A two-story barn behind a residence at 2130 Crooked Oak Road was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon. According to Laurel Fork Volunteer Fire Department Chief Chad Dalton, the call for the incident was received at about 1:24 p.m.

Early damage estimates indicated some 2,000 square bales of hay and two planters were also destroyed in the fire. No injuries were reported in connection with the incident. Dalton said a cause for the blaze hasn’t yet been determined. Departments assisting included Carroll County Volunteer Fire Department, Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department, Hillsville Volunteer Fire Department, Galax Fire Department and Carroll County Fire and Rescue. Two tankers were called in for additional water to put out the fire to supplement water in drywells in the area.

Flames can be seen shooting out from the roof of a two-story barn which was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon in the Laurel Fork area. The barn was located behind a residence at 2130 Crooked Oak Road. According to Laurel Fork Volunteer Fire Department Chief Chad Dalton, the call for the incident was received at about 1:24 p.m. Early damage estimates indicated some 2,000 square bales of hay and two planters were also destroyed in the fire. No injuries were reported in connection with the incident. Dalton said a cause for the blaze hasn’t yet been determined. Departments assisting included Carroll County Volunteer Fire Department, Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department, Hillsville Volunteer Fire Department, Galax Fire Department and Carroll County Fire and Rescue. Two tankers were called in for additional water to put out the fire to supplement water in drywells in the area.
http://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_download.jpgFlames can be seen shooting out from the roof of a two-story barn which was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon in the Laurel Fork area. The barn was located behind a residence at 2130 Crooked Oak Road. According to Laurel Fork Volunteer Fire Department Chief Chad Dalton, the call for the incident was received at about 1:24 p.m. Early damage estimates indicated some 2,000 square bales of hay and two planters were also destroyed in the fire. No injuries were reported in connection with the incident. Dalton said a cause for the blaze hasn’t yet been determined. Departments assisting included Carroll County Volunteer Fire Department, Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department, Hillsville Volunteer Fire Department, Galax Fire Department and Carroll County Fire and Rescue. Two tankers were called in for additional water to put out the fire to supplement water in drywells in the area.

By David Broyles

dbroyles@thecarrollnews.com

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