Fire destroys barn in rural Logan County


A fire destroyed a barn near Logansville Monday afternoon around 1:30.

The DeGraff Volunteer Fire Department, along with mutual aid from Bellefontaine, Lakeview, Maplewood, Quincy, and Indian Joint Fire District (Russells Point), responded to John Shoe’s residence on State Route 47.

Hurley Excavating assisted in removing the roof of the barn to allow fire crews to put the blaze out.

No one was injured.

A wood-burning stove caused the blaze.

Shoe was inside the barn when the fire started.

The fire caused minor damage to the home on the property.

Fire crews estimate $150-200,000 worth of damage.

Firefighters were on the scene for about five hours.