7-26-09 Barn Fire


On July 26, 2009 at about 10:30 pm we Companies 2, 4 and 1 responded to a barn fire on 

Van Orden Road in West Milford Township. 

First arriving police units reported a fully involved structure in the rear yard.

The barn was struck by lightning during a thunder storm.

There were two horses in the barn at the time of the fire one escaped the blaze the other was struck by lightning and died from injuries as a result of the lightning strike.  



Photos submitted by firefighter Liam Glinane
All photos copyright 2009 Macopin Volunteer Fire Company


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