Fire destroys barn on horse farm in Virginia Beach

Fire destroys barn on horse farm in Virginia Beach

Credit: Retired Master Firefighter/VBFD Photographer Ray Smith

Fire destroys barn on horse farm in Virginia Beach

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on March 13, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Updated Friday, Mar 14 at 8:14 AM

VIRGINIA BEACH -- Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire at a horse farm in Virginia Beach Thursday night. 

Crews received the call in the 3100 block of West Neck Road around 8 p.m. Thursday. 

Flames and smoke were seen coming from a barn when firefighters arrived on scene, according to Virginia Beach Fire Chief Tracy Freeman. All of the livestock were out of the barn and in the field at the time.  

Crews managed to knock it down a short time later. The barn sustained heavy damage. 

Firefighters say no one was home during the incident. 

An investigation is now underway. 

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