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Trash fire spreads to barn in Mesopotamia Township

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MESOPOTAMIA TWP., Ohio -

A trash fire escalated into a barn fire today in Mesopotamia Township.

The fire happened around 1 pm on the 8500 block of Brigden Road NW.

According to the report, the fire spread and a barn caught fire and sustained damage.

The fire caused heavy smoke in the area.

The fire took around 20 minutes to put out.

There is a ban against outdoor burning during daylight hours in Ohio.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources put a ban on burning between 6 am and 6 pm during the March, April and May.

Burning is limited during the spring months because of the amount of dry grass and weeds on the ground.

Violators of Ohio's burning regulations are subject to citations and fines.

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