Fire guts Greely barn; no injuries reported

A barn on Mitch Owens Road in Greely was fully engulfed in flames when Ottawa firefighters arrived May 2, 2021. (Photo by Scott Stilborn / @OFSFirePhoto / Twitter)

Ottawa firefighters say no one was hurt as a result of a barn fire in Greely Sunday afternoon.

The barn on a property on Mitch Owens Road was fully engulfed in flames by the time fire crews arrived at 3:20 p.m. The fire had also spread to a nearby vehicle and an office trailer, as well as to several parts of the surrounding cornfield. 

No livestock were in the barn.

The fire was declared under control at 4:12 p.m., but crews remained on scene to extinguish hot spots around the property.

Ottawa police closed a stretch of Mitch Owens Road from Ramsayville Road to 8th Line Road as crews battled the blaze.

Ottawa Fire on scene of a Working Fire on Mitch Owens RD in Greeley. On arrival crews had a fully involved barn with fire extending to a vehicle, office trailer and numerous spot fires in the surrounding corn fields. There was no livestock in the barn. #ottnews #OttFire #ottcity pic.twitter.com/DFkVjvJkAB

— Scott Stilborn (@OFSFirePhoto) May 2, 2021