Fire Crews Knock Down Barn Fire Near Collingwood

Essa Fire Kept Tabs on the Rest of Clearview Township As Its Firefighters Fought Back Flames

Firefighters were able to keep a barn fire at bay near Collingwood.

Emergency crews were called to a barn on 33-34th Sideroad near the 5th Concession outside Collingwood around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, arriving to find the structure fully engulfed.

Clearview Deputy Fire Chief Roree Payment complemented his crews efforts after the fact, saying they were able to contain the blaze at the barn’s riding area. He went on to note Essa Fire’s standby coverage as many Clearview firefighters were at the barn.

No word on the cause or damage estimate yet, while there were no injuries reported.