Barn destroyed in Malahide Township fire

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All three Malahide fire stations, and a tanker from the Belmont Central Elgin Fire Department, responded to a barn fire on Imperial Road near Yorke Line at 12:11 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13.

When the first firefighter arrived at about 12:17 p.m., they stated that the barn was on fire and fully involved.

Randy Loewen, district fire chief of Malahide Station 2, estimated on scene that there was about $50,000 in damages, and the barn is a total loss. No one was injured.

There were tools and gardening equipment contained in the structure, and no livestock. The cause is under investigation.

Veronica Reiner, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Aylmer Express