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Building catches fire near Rushsylvania

A vehicle that caught fire in a barn prompted firefighters from five local fire departments to converge on Rushsylvania on Monday afternoon.

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Firefighters work to extinguish a blaze that broke out at an 808 E. Township Road 51, Rushsylvania, property on Monday afternoon. (EXAMINER PHOTO | T.J. HUBBARD)

The blaze broke out about 1:30 p.m. at the 808 E. Township Road 51 property owned by  Janice Stahler. A vehicle inside the unoccupied structure caught fire and then the building itself caught fire.

Firefighters were called in from Rushcreek, Richland Township, Bellefontaine, Ridgeway and Kenton fire departments and a BMRT squad.

Damage was contained to the structure and no one was injured.

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