Barn fire on Confederation Line came just as storm rolled through

The damage can be seen over the tops of the corn Friday July 28 at a fire on Confederation Line.

Firefighters from Wyoming, Camlachie and Petrolia are on the scene of a barn fire Friday afternoon.

Confederation Line between Mandaumin and Plowing Match Road is blocked off while firefighters work to put out a fire burning in a large pile of hay and a barn and keep it from spreading to an adjacent cattle barn.

Acting Plympton-Wyoming Fire Chief Scott Jordan says the cattle have not been injured.

Neighbours say there was a large bolt of lightning before the fire trucks arrived just before 5 pm. Chief Jordan it is possible a lightning strike caused the blaze.