QUICK LINKS:

Barn fire in Avon

Updated: 07/26/2014 7:26 PM
Created: 07/26/2014 2:08 PM WHEC.com

Firefighters say the blaze started in a storage barn. A hired hand was stacking bales of straw when they noticed a bale on fire.

Nine fire companies responded to the blaze -- including some crews from Monroe County. Mostly those crews were needed for water due to a lack of a water main.

Investigators say the cause is unknown. Crews are looking into the possibility that wet straw spontaneously combusted, igniting the blaze. However, they are still the early stages of the investigation.

No one was hurt, but some cattle had to be moved out of a portion of the barn. A piece of farm equipment was destroyed.





News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 11/25/2014 1:24 AM

Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 11/25/2014 3:42 AM

Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Erie; Genesee
Expires: 11/26/2014 1:36 AM

Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Erie; Genesee; Wyoming
Expires: 11/24/2014 4:15 PM

High Wind Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Genesee; Monroe; Niagara; Northern Erie; Orleans; Wyoming
Expires: 11/25/2014 4:00 AM

Wind Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Allegany; Cattaraugus; Livingston; Northern Cayuga; Ontario; Wayne
Expires: 11/25/2014 4:00 AM

Rochester

Overcast
53°
52° | 34°
  • Feels like: 53° F
  • Wind: SSE 12mph
  • Humidity: 74%
  • Mon Windy with times of sun and clouds
    64° | 42°
  • Tue Mostly cloudy and windy
    42° | 35°
  • Wed Afternoon snow showers
    39° | 29°
  • Thu Snow showers
    37° | 24°