Orlinda Tobacco Barn Lost To Fire
Orlinda Tobacco Barn Misplaced To Hearth
ORLINDA TENNESSEE (Smokey Barn Information) – A Robertson County tobacco barn is a complete loss after a hearth ripped by way of the construction early Monday.
Situated on Moore St in Orlinda, MAP, the massive barn contained about 5 acres of tobacco, officers stated. In accordance with Orlinda Hearth Chief Dusty Johnson, the loss to the farmer is about $100,000. $50k for the barn and roughly $50k in tobacco.
In accordance with Chief Johnson, the decision went out simply earlier than 4 am and when firefighters arrived the north finish of the barn was engulfed in flames. Although firefighters made a robust entry, saving the barn or any of its contents wasn’t doable. “When you have got a barn filled with tobacco that dry, it goes up fast,” Johnson stated.
The barn was actively firing on the time of the fireplace. Chief Johnson has labeled the fireplace as unintended.
In accordance with Hearth Chief Ray Brown with the Adams Hearth Division, the chance of fireplace for tobacco farmers is excessive this time of yr and can keep elevated till the firing season is over at the least one other month or two. The barn proprietor did carry insurance coverage on the construction however not the tobacco, in keeping with Chief Johnson.
Hearth departments from Orlinda, Cross Plains, and the White Home Group Volunteer Hearth division with the help of Robertson County EMS and the Robertson County Sheriff’s Workplace all responded to the scene.
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