No people or animals hurt in barn fire near Silvana

But the barn itself was a total loss, the fire chief said.

SILVANA — A fire destroyed a barn Wednesday in north Snohomish County.

Engines and water tenders from six fire districts responded around 5:45 p.m. to the farmland a mile west of Silvana, said Silvana Fire Chief Keith Strotz.

By the time crews reached the scene, about a third of the 50-by-30-foot barn was on fire. They battled the flames for about a half-hour. In the end it was a total loss, Strotz said.

No one was hurt. No animals were inside. Cars parked nearby did not burn.

Investigators were called in to figure out the cause.

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