Horse missing after fire destroys barn in Washington - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Horse missing after fire destroys barn in Washington

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A barn smolders on Scofield Hill Road in Washington Thursday morning. (WFSB) A barn smolders on Scofield Hill Road in Washington Thursday morning. (WFSB)
Firefighters are battled a barn fire on Scofield Hill Road in Washington. (iWitness) Firefighters are battled a barn fire on Scofield Hill Road in Washington. (iWitness)
WASHINGTON, CT (WFSB) -

A horse may be missing and a large barn was destroyed by a fire in Washington on Thursday morning.

According to officials, the fire was reported at 4:26 a.m. at 47 Scofield Hill Rd.

The barn is a total loss and collapsed on itself.

Eyewitnesses reported that there are normally horses in the barn. Fire officials said two were found outside but a third is still missing.

There were no reported injuries to people.

Crews from several surrounding towns were called in for mutual aid. Seven departments in all responded.

They got the fire under control within an hour and a half.

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