2 Barns, field burned in fire near Piqua


Firefighters from multiple departments in Miami County responded to a large barn fire on Washington Road just outside the city of Piqua.

The fire was reported in the 5900 block around 3:30pm.

The Piqua Fire Department said the barn was 30 feet by 40 feet in size. They said the fire spread to a second barn and then a field.

At this time, its unknown what was kept in the barn, but dispatchers relayed to firefighters that all animals and people had been evacuated.

Firefighters from Piqua, Troy, Covington, Pleasant Hill, Fletcher and Bradford all responded to the fire.

Original Report

A barn has reportedly caught fire off Washington Road just south of Piqua, according to initial dispatch traffic.

Multiple fire departments responded to the 5900 block of Washington around 3:30 p.m.

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Initial reports from dispatchers indicated the barn fire may also be spreading to a field and vehicle in the area.

We’re working to learn more.