Skinners Pond barn fire 3rd western P.E.I. blaze in a week

There was another fire in western P.E.I, this time involving a barn in Skinners Pond.

It is the third fire in the area this week.

Tignish fire chief Harley Perry said the call came in at around 1:15 a.m. Thursday.

He said the barn was destroyed and the owner lost tools and a new ATV.

Perry said the fire also burned part of a truck that was parked near the barn, and caused some damage to the vinyl on the side of the house.

RCMP attended the fire.

There were no injuries.

The provincial fire marshal's office is investigating the cause.

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