SOMERSET TOWNSHIP – Crews battled a large barn fire at Lake LeAnn Golf Course in Jerome early Thursday morning.

Around 2:00 a.m. Somerset Township Fire Department was dispatched to Fairway Drive near Waldron Road for a structure fire.

Somerset Cheif Scott Friess said the blaze could be seen from the fire station.

Mutual aid was provided by Moscow Township Fire Department, Addison Fire Department, Liberty Township Fire Department and Cambridge Township Fire Department.

The barn was completely destroyed. It’s owned by the Lake LeAnn Golf Course and was used for storage. About 10 golf carts and their mowing and maintenance equipment were also destroyed.

Firefighters were on scene for over 4 hours. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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