Crews fight barn fire

Fire crews in Blair County were called out at just after 4 p.m. Monday for a barn fire at 1301 Silver Barn Road in Sinking Valley.

According to initial 911 radio communications, fire­­fighters coordinated apparatus and tanker truck traffic in and out of the farm’s narrow dirt lane.

Firefighters from Ty­rone, Bellwood, Pinecroft and Sinking Valley, Alex­andria, Warriors Mark and Bald Eagle responded to the fire. Additional tanker trucks were called in later, and some departments went into standby mode for the departments tied up at the fire.

Firefighters were still on the scene late into the night Monday. No additional in­for­mation was available.