Early morning fire destroyed a Van Buren County fruit farmer’s barn today, but fortunately nobody was injured in the inferno. South Haven Area Emergency Services firefighers arrived on the scene in Casco Township shortly after 6am today to find the sizable barn completely engulfed in flames. The photo included here on Moody on the Market.com was provided courtesy of the fire team battling that blaze this morning and shows the intensity and complete involvement of the fire.
The fruit farmer’s facility at 111th Avenue near 67th Street required help from not only the South Haven firefighters, but also assistance from Columbia, Ganges and Lee Township Fire Departments. While on the scene the South Haven Area Station 3 was backed up by units from the Bangor Fire Department. While Covert Ambulance Service was called to the scene, nobody was reported injured in the blaze.
The barn contained considerable farming equipment for the fruit farm located there and it was all reportedly destroyed in the fire which remains under investigation according to South Haven Fire Chief Ron Wise.