Halloween arson burns 150 hay bales, barn

OCT. 31 – An early Halloween morning fire suspected to be arson totally destroyed a large pole barn and between 100 and 150 bales of hay, according to Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin.

The fire started on property owned by Randy Ferrara, at 2585 Fox Hollow Loop in the Walnut Grove (Dist. 11) community.

“It was called in by a passerby at about one o’clock (a.m.). The barn was fully involved on arrival, and had between about 100 to 150 hay bales inside – the barn and hay are a total loss,” said Martin.

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