Some of the animals in the barn were cared for by local students working on 4-H projects.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

SCOTT TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Fire departments from three counties responded to a massive barn fire that killed several animals in Lawrence County.

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The blaze broke out on Game Farm Road near Harlansburg around 8 a.m.

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Crews were able to get all the horses and sheep out of the barn; but sadly, all of the chickens and rabbits inside died.

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Some of the animals in the barn were cared for by local students working on 4-H projects.

No injuries were reported to people.

Firefighters from Butler, Mercer and Lawrence counties rushed to the scene. They had to shuttle water from fill sites back to the barn.

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The barn is considered a total loss.