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Fire destroys barn in Plainfield

The owner of a barn that caught fire in Plainfield says they lost about 30 animals, including cows and pigs, in that fire Monday.

Posted: Mar. 26, 2018 4:57 PM
Updated: Mar. 27, 2018 12:00 AM

PLAINFIELD, N.Y. (UPDATE) - The owner of a barn that caught fire in Plainfield says they lost about 30 animals, including cows and pigs, in that fire Monday.

Jane Stetson tells NEWSChannel 2 they had put the animals in the barn shortly before the fire started, around 4:00 p.m.

The fire on Armstrong Road destroyed the barn.

NEWSChannel 2 had reported in our TV broadcasts that all the animals had been rescued. NEWSChannel 2 received that information from Lorraine Chapman, president of the Unadilla Forks Fire Department. Stetson told WKTV that information is not accurate.

Officials are looking into the cause of the fire.

--original article--

PLAINFIELD – Several fire crews are responding to a barn fire in Otsego County.

The barn fire on Armstrong Road in the town of Plainfield was reported just before 4 p.m. Monday. Smoke and flames were visible when crews arrived on scene.

NEWSChannel 2 crews on scene say the barn is leveled, and there's no word yet on a cause or whether or not there were any animals in the barn. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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