1/15/00 at 0431 hrs Earville dispatched to barn fire on River Rd. Large dairy/equipment barn with large volume of fire showing upon arrival. Mutual-aid requested from Poolville, Hamilton, North Norwich, Sherburne, Hubbardsville, Morrisville, and Eaton. Some companies on the scene in excess of 12 hours.

Significant equipment casualties and challenges to a sustained water supply due to temperature being approx. 15 F below zero (w/o wind). Exposures including primary residence and primary equipment barn sustained no damage. No livestock lost.

Joe Pechacek
Hamilton, NY