Eight fire departments respond to barn blaze in Brasher; officials investigating cause
Monday, September 27, 2010 - 9:10 am

BRASHER FALLS – Eight fire departments responded to a blaze that extensively damaged a barn on Saturday.

The St. Lawrence County Investigative Team is looking into the cause.

The North Lawrence Fire Department responded at 12:05 p.m. to the structure at 1198 County Route 55 owned by Wayne and Terri Lynn Winters. Firefighters returned to the fire station at 4:02 p.m.

The Brasher-Winthrop, Helena, West Stockholm, Nicholville, Lawrenceville, Moira and Brushton fire departments also responded through Mutual Aid.

One firefighter suffered a small burn on the arm, but no medical attention was required, officials said.

The West Stockholm Volunteer Fire Department remained on stand-by during the blaze.

The barn was used for storage, officials said.