Millhousen FD battles barn fire after tractor catches fire

15696633_10155514035942646_396895142_oMILLHOUSEN, Ind. — Tuesday afternoon, around 3:45 PM, the Marion Township Volunteer Fire Department was called to the 8000 block of County Road 180 E.

When firefighters arrived on scene, they found a barn fully engulfed in flames.

Farm owner Robert Klene, lost the barn, a tractor, and a pickup truck that were both in the barn.

Fire officials are saying the cause of the fire is from the tractor idling in the barn.

Marion Township Fire Chief, Andy Witkemper, said the original call was regarding a tractor fire.