Two trucks destroyed in Jones Poultry fire
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 04:33:33 GMT —
A large fire destroyed two trucks and damaged a third at
The call for the fire came in around 2:30 Sunday morning.
When the Barry fire department arrived on scene, two trucks were completely on fire.
The area was covered in heavy smoke and flames.
Zack Orr is a deputy sheriff with the
Pike County Sheriff's Department
KHQA asked him to describe the scene early Sunday morning.
"These two trucks over here, behind me were fully engulfed," Deputy Orr said. "There were several loud explosions. There was quite a few bystanders here. They had heard it. I had reports from a couple of people that the explosions actually shook their homes."
The Barry Fire Department received extra help from the fire departments in Hull/Kinderhook and New Canton.
Deputy Orr says that a lot of people came out to see what was going on once the story got out on social media.
"It hit Facebook and as soon as it hit that, we started having a lot of people coming up to check out and see what was going on," Deputy Orr said. "We had a lot of employees show up seeing what they could do to help. It was somewhat of a scene."
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
The State Fire Marshall will be in Barry Monday to start the investigation.