Fire destroys storage building

Fire destroyed a storage barn at 107 S. Maple St., Kunkle, around 4 p.m. Thursday. The structure was total loss, but no injuries were reported, Kunkle Assistant Fire Chief John Baker said. The fire was largely quelled in about 10 minutes, according to Fire Chief John Huffman. Due to windy conditions, the fire also ignited a nearby downed tree and melted siding on a nearby residence. The Montpelier, Pioneer, West Unity and Alvordton fire departments also responded through automatic mutual aid.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.