Haldimand OPP,  Fire Services and paramedics responded 1.00 am today to a fully engulfed barn fire on Highway 3 between Keith Richardson Parkway and East Quarter Line Road, Jarvis. A second barn in close proximity on the property also caught fire.

Haldimand County Fire Services is continuing to monitor and extinguish hot spots. Both barns were destroyed along with their breeding livestock.

 

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined and the investigation is continuing. Firefighters from six Haldimand stations fought the fire, while two Norfolk stations provided tanker support.

Highway 3 between Keith Richardson Parkway and East Quarter Line was closed for approximately eight hours while emergency crews were on scene but has since been reopened.