Barn Filled with Tobacco Destroyed

Tobaccoland - A large barn filled with acres of tobacco was destroyed in a fire Monday in Robertson County.According to Smokey Barn News, the tobacco farm was in the process of fire-curing the crop when the fire broke out Monday night just before 6 p.m.

The barn and an attached stripping room were completely destroyed in the fire, but firefighters prevented the fire from spreading to any of the nearby structures.

The blaze also destroyed eight acres worth of tobacco inside the barn at the time of the fire.

While tobacco was being fire-cured in the barn, the cause of the fire is still under investigation. No one was injured.