Firefighters tackle morning blaze at tobacco barn

A tobacco barn at Harris Farms in Harvey/Brewers burned to the ground this morning, but firefighters with the Palma-Briensburg Fire Department were able to prevent damage to other nearby barns and greenhouses.


Firefighters with the Palma-Briensburg Fire Department battled a blaze at Harris Farms near Harvey/Brewers this morning where a tobacco barn caught on fire.

Jordan Harris said the tobacco was smoked last night and before they retired for bed the fire was out, but this morning they noticed smoke again and realized the fire had reignited.

There are no reported injuries and the damage appeared to be limited to the one barn.