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Barn destroyed by fire in Yates County as ‘explosions’ reported at scene

A Yates County barn was destroyed by fire late-Monday as firefighters battled a blaze on Italy Valley Road.

They were called to the Italy-scene area around 11:30 p.m.

Several witnesses who called first responders said they heard explosions at the barn.

Credit: WHEC-TV

The Naples Fire Chief believed it may have been the sound of tires or gas canisters exploding inside, according to WHEC-TV.

Fire crews had to use water from a nearby pond to put out the flames and are working to find out what caused the fire.

No injuries were reported. The blaze remains under investigation.


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