Area first-responders in the scene of a barn fire outside of New Concord. No people or animals were harmed in the fire.

Area Firefighters Respond to Barn Fire

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Multiple area fire departments responded to a three-structure fire on Rough and Ready Road in New Concord around 8 p.m. on Sept. 25.

New Concord Assistant Fire Chief, Troy Cole, said the cause of the fire was unknown.

Cole said no people or animals were near the barn at the time of the fire.

The remains after a barn fire on Rough and Ready Road outside New Concord on Sept. 25. Multiple area fire departments reported to the scene to battle the flames.
The remains after a barn fire on Rough and Ready Road outside New Concord on Sept. 25. Multiple area fire departments reported to the scene to battle the flames. (Photo Credit: Jonnie Neuhart)

The fire originated in a barn and caused damage to two nearby sheds once it spread.

New Concord, Perry Township, Cassell Station, Cambridge, and Byseville Fire Departments – as well as New Concord Police Department – all responded to the fire.

New Concord Fire Chief, Brent Gates, said the New Concord Fire Department responded to a second call around 6 a.m. on Sept. 26 to eliminate remaining hotspots from the night before.

(Video Credit: Jonnie Neuhart)

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