Barn destroyed by fire Saturday

ARCADIA — Fire destroyed a barn Saturday night at 3113 Hancock County 330, between Arcadia and Fostoria, the Washington Township Fire Department reported. The blaze was reported at 7:51 p.m.
Washington Township Fire Chief Tom Moses said the barn, which housed cattle and goats, was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, and the building was a total loss. One goat was known to have escaped, he said.
Karl Dickman owns the property, and his son occupies the house there, Moses said. Neither was there when the fire started, Moses said. The property is insured, Moses said.
Vanlue Fire Department and Bascom Fire Department provided assistance, Moses said.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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