Firefighters respond to Barn Fire Sat., June 11th


June 11th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Firefighters from Atlantic and Marne were called to the scene of a reported barn fire this (Saturday) afternoon, east of Atlantic. The call from the Charles Adams farm at 58202 Galveston Road came in at 3:09-p.m.

Atlantic Fire reported only light smoke showing from the structure upon arrival. By 3:25-p.m., no smoke was visible upon approach by KJAN News Director Ric Hanson. Atlantic Firefighter Gene Schmeling told KJAN News the fire was electrical in nature, and the actual damage to the structure was minimal.

Crews were on the scene for about 30-minutes. No injuries were reported.

Firefighters work to disconnect an electrical line feeding to the barn.



The barn shows no visible damage. Most was inside the structure.