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Second Alarm Fire Destroys Barn In Town of Solon


Around 4:50 in the morning on Tuesday, September 5th, a call came in of a reported structure fire of a barn at 4083 Wildman Road in the Town of Solon.

Additional calls came into Cortland County 9-1-1 dispatch of the structure fire. McGraw Fire then called for a second alarm all hands fire, requesting additional manpower and tanker trucks to the scene.

Fire departments assisting McGraw were Cincinnatus, Marathon, Cortlandville, Homer, and Truxton. The barn is considered a total loss. Crews were on scene extinguishing hot spots until late Tuesday morning.

State Fire is currently investigating the fire. All units were cleared by 11:25am.

Departments were called again a little after 4 in the afternoon for a rekindle. The rekindle was extinguished in about 50 minutes.

*Featured Image via Cortlandville Fire Department*

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