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August 13, 2013 - 10:26am

Barn fire on Sumner Road in Darien

posted by Billie Owens in fire, Darien.

The homeowner of property at 2044 Sumner Road reports the barn is on fire. Darien Fire Department is responding along with mutual aid from Corfu and Alexander. The location is between Harper and Walker roads, at the bottom of a hill. There is a truck inside the barn, according to the homeowner, but no hay or animals. Firefighters are told there is a creek to draw water from across from the property.

UPDATE 10:26 a.m.: The blaze is said "to be going pretty good."

UPDATE 10:37 a.m.: "We've pretty well got it knocked down." Equipment at the scene will suffice; those still heading to barn are told to proceed non-emergency.

UPDATE 10:40 a.m.: The barn fire is knocked down and they are starting overhaul.

UPDATE 10:57 a.m.: The fire is out and firefighters are picking up their equipment and preparing to leave.

UPDATE 11:09 a.m.: The assignment is back in service.

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