Fire destroys barn in Camden Township

A fire destroyed a barn in Camden Township on Saturday, Feb. 22. (Patriot photo by Todd Moen)

A fire destroyed a barn in Camden Township on Saturday, Feb. 22. (Patriot photo by Todd Moen)

A fire completely destroyed a barn located at 16035 County Road 135 in Camden Township, close to Baylor Regional Park just north of Norwood Young America, on Saturday, Feb. 22.

According to an official on the scene, the barn was completely engulfed when firefighters arrived shortly before 10 a.m. Multiple fire departments assisted at the scene, including departments from Norwood Young America, Mayer, New Germany, Waconia, Plato and Hamburg. Ridgeview Ambulance was also on scene although no injuries were reported. It was unclear if any animals or what contents of the barn were lost in the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. For more on this incident, see next week’s newspapers.

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