CAMBRIA – A Niagara County barn was destroyed in a fire early Monday morning, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office reported.
The blaze in the structure, described as a detached garage/barn, was reported just after 3 a.m. at 4653 Baer Road, between Route 104 and Lower Mountain Road.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, but the owner told officials there was a space heater in the building to provide heat for seven chickens.
An estimate of the total damage was unavailable. Volunteer firefighters from the Pekin and Sanborn fire companies responded to the scene.