Fire destroys Altamont barn

Fire destroys Altamont barn

Altamont firefighters douse a blaze that took down a barn behind a residence at 6724 N. 300th St. in Altamont around 5:15 p.m. Friday. Also responding to the scene were Shumway firefighters, a State Fire Marshal official and Abbott Ambulance. It was not immediately clear on Friday if there were any injuries.

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Kaitlin Cordes covers Effingham County, police and courts and sports features for the Effingham Daily News. She earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Eastern Illinois University. Cordes is a native of Effingham.