Fire Destroys Barn South of Troy Mills

A fire destroyed a barn south of Troy Mills early Sunday morning.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to 5522 Troy Mills Road shortly before 1 am. Fire departments from Troy Mills and Walker also responded. They arrived on the scene to find a barn completely engulfed in flames.

The barn is a total loss.

The property is owned by Michael Ellingson, who was not there when the fire started.

At this time, authorities do not know how the fire started. The cause remains under investigation.