December 19, 2018 11:13 am
Updated: December 19, 2018 12:01 pm

Barn fire in Dorchester causes $170K in damages

Fire crews worked to extinguish a blaze at a barn Tuesday night in Dorchester.

Fire crews worked to extinguish a blaze at a barn Tuesday night in Dorchester.

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Fire crews in Thames Centre were kept busy Tuesday evening as they battled a blaze at a barn.

Middlesex OPP say they were on the scene as firefighters doused the flames at the property which witnesses say was near Dorchester’s south end. It’s believed the incident happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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Thames Center Fire Chief Randy Kalan tells 980 CFPL they haven’t determined the cause of the fire at the 30 feet by 100 feet structure, and that it didn’t house any livestock.

Police say the barn was partially destroyed and the cause of the fire was not suspicious.

Further details haven’t been released at this time.

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