A barn in Southern Pines was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning. The fire was reported just before 6:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Midland Road.
When crews arrived on the scene, there was heavy smoke showing. The barn was located behind a residence and used for storage.
The building suffered extensive damage.
As it is routine, the fire marshal was called to investigate the cause of the fire.
Responding to the scene were Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Aberdeen Fire & Rescue, Pinehurst Fire & Rescue, Whispering Pines Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and the Moore County Sheriff’s Department.
~Written by Sandhills Sentinel Publisher B.J. Goodridge.