LATEST: Multiple barns destroyed in Locke blaze (photos & video)

Multiple departments were called to a multi-barn fire in Locke on Thursday.

The call came in to first responders around 3:30 pm and prompted a response from Locke, Moravia, Scipio, Aurora, Groton, Lansing, Cortlandville, McLean, Genoa, Sempronius, Long Hill, and Poplar Ridge fire departments. Owasco RIT and Four Town Ambulance also responded to the scene, which was located on Bird Cemetery Road.

Altogether five barns were involved, and the siding of one home was melted as crews battled the large fire.

Investigation into the fire remains active.

GALLERY: Auburn Citizen’s gallery of the intense fire at Locke farm

Below are photos from the active scene shortly after the call came into 911:

Recovery took hours as crews remained on-scene after dark: