CURRAN, Ill. (WCIA) — A firefighter was hurt after fire crews battled a large barn fire Friday morning.
Springfield Firefighters were dispatched to an area on Old Jacksonville Road at around 11:35 a.m. in response to a report of a barn on fire.
When crews arrived at the scene, they saw a large barn, which was less than 50 feet from a house, was fully involved in fire.
Other fire units were called to the scene.
Scene hazards included ammo, a propane tank and downed powerlines.
Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office assisted with traffic control. Ameren responded to cut the power off to the property.
While working on the fire, a Springfield Firefighter was hurt and was quickly taken to an area hospital.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.