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.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Connections Abound At 2021 Golden Globe Awards
The blaze broke out on Game Farm Road near Harlansburg around 8 a.m.
Crews were able to get all the horses and sheep out of the barn; but sadly, all of the chickens and rabbits inside died.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Ohio: Fraudulent Claims Overwhelm Pandemic-Related Unemployment Programs
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.MORE NEWS: Mon Wharf To Be Closed After Flood Advisory Issued
The barn is considered a total loss.