Machine shed destroyed in a fire, Monday


February 12th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

A machine shed and a tractor stored inside were declared a total loss Monday, after a fire consumed the building. Firefighters from Harlan and Avoca responded to the blaze, which was reported at around 7:45-p.m. Monday, from a farm at 74- Maple Road, south of Harlan.

No injuries were reported. A dollar amount of the loss was not immediately available. Firefighters were on the scene for about 2 and half hours.  Harlan Fire Chief Roger Bissen said the cause of the fire is unknown and an investigation was ongoing.

(Joel McCall/KNOD)