Several Boulder County fire agencies responded to a fire that significantly damaged a barn in the 7500 block of North 67th Street near Longmont around 9 p.m. Sunday.
The owner of the barn had turned the air conditioner on after returning home from a camping trip, according to a news release from the Boulder County Sheriff‘s Office. A short time later, smoke and flames were visible.
There were attempts to extinguish the fire with a garden hose, but they were unsuccessful, according to the news release.
Fire crews from Mountain View Fire and Boulder Rural Fire extinguished the flames shortly after arrival. Boulder County sheriff‘s deputies and Mountain View Fire investigators also responded to the scene.
No animals or people were injured during the fire. However, the barn sustained significant structural damage, according to the news release.
Mountain View Fire investigators are working to determine the cause and origin of the fire.