Fire consumes two barns in Jeffersontown

Fire consumes two barns in Jeffersontown
(Source: Steven Richard/WAVE 3 News)
(Source: Steven Richard/WAVE 3 News)
A WAVE 3 News viewer sent us this picture of the heavy flames and smoke. (Source: Sarah M. Lawrence)
A WAVE 3 News viewer sent us this picture of the heavy flames and smoke. (Source: Sarah M. Lawrence)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Fire crews worked to put out a huge blaze that consumed two barns in Jeffersontown on Friday night.

The fire started around 8:30 p.m. in the 3400 block of Stony Farm Drive.

Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire and smoke coming from two barns. It took crews 45 minutes to get the blaze under control.

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Fire officials say they struggled to get access to the property and that slowed them down.

Two barns and several silos caught fire. Firefighters say it started in one barn and then jumped to the other.

The fire department believes the barns were vacant when the fire started.

So far, there is no word on what caused the fire but arson investigators are on the scene.

No other structures were damaged.

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