Barn fire in PR [UPDATED]Published 9:18am Monday, January 7, 2013 Updated 11:20am Monday, January 7, 2013
On Saturday, Becky Radtke, 17044 Loan Acres Road in Pelican Rapids, reported her barn was on fire.
Pelican Rapids Fire Department was first on the scene and said the barn was fully engulfed on arrival at about 2 p.m. Radtke said there was 16 chickens, an inoperable tractor, three motorbikes and several small pieces of equipment were lost in the fire.
A heating lamp was being used in the barn is believed to be the cause of the fire, but the investigation is still ongoing. Barnesville Fire Department assisted Pelican Fire at the scene.