GC fire departments respond to Akron fire that destroys two barns
Submitted by Howard Owens on June 1, 2009 - 9:07am
Four volunteer fire departments from Genesee County helped battle a blaze that destroyed two barns in Akron yesterday about 2:20 p.m.
Responding where Alabama, East Pembroke, Darien and Corfu.
Both barns were completely destroyed, along with their contents, which included tools, equipment and a Dodge van, according to a Sheriff's Office report.
The fire was discovered by Olivia Swendsen as she was tending her goats. It's believe egg incubator lights ignited the blaze.
It's possible the barns and some of the content was not insured, according to the report.