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Fire destroys barn in Cherry Township

May 1, 2015 News Extra

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CHERRY TWP — A fire Friday afternoon destroyed a barn on Kiester Road.

The 30 by 30 foot wooden barn is on property owned by Ken Bennett at 916 Keister Road.

A tractor and other farm equipment were destroyed in the fire. Also a number of chickens died.

The barn was built in 2000.

Two other nearby barns were not damaged by the fire that was called in at 3:06 p.m.

The cause may have been electrical, according to the fire chief of the Slippery Rock Volunteer Fire Department.

No one was injured.

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