Crews battle engulfed barn fire in Brant County


A large ball of flames could be seen from the highway in Brant County as a fire ripped through a barn on Tuesday morning.

Provincial police issued photos on social media and said volunteer firefighters were battling the fire in Brant County.

Three stations were called to the scene. Two from Brant County. The other from Ayr.

Brant County Fire says the barn was already flat when they arrived.

In a tweet OPP say the structure was empty, and no injuries were reported.

Ayr Road was closed between Paris Plains Church Road and West Dumfries Road.

It re-opened at 10 a.m.

Volunteer #Firefighters with @CountyofBrantFD continue to battle a fully engulfed barn fire. Barn is empty. Ayr Rd is closed between Paris Plains Church Rd and West Dumfries Rd. No injuries reported. Please do NOT go around road closed signs! @BrantCommunity #BrantOPP ^es

— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) October 20, 2021