Barn deemed total loss after large fire in Schuyler

Fire crews are currently on the scene of a large barn that caught fire early Thursday morning in Schuyler.

Posted: Oct 15, 2020 1:21 AM
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 11:46 PM

SCHUYLER, N.Y. -- Fire crews from across Herkimer County were on the scene early Thursday morning of a large barn fire in Schuyler. 

Fire officials were dispatched to 110 Carder Lane around 1 a.m. Thursday for reports of a fully involved barn fire. Crews from Schuyler called in mutual aid from Frankfort, Frankfort Center, Mohawk and East Herkimer, to help battle the blaze. 

Schuyler Fire Chief John Scholl tells NEWSChannel 2 that no people were injured, but it is believed a few chickens died in the fire. 

The barn is deemed a total loss. The home on the property sustained some heat damage from the fire. 

The cause is under investigation. 

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