Midland County Barn Fire ruled accidental

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A fire that burned a barn to the ground in Midland county Wednesday is being called an accident.

Investigators beleive a combination of heat and a lot of hay, sparked the blaze.

Smoke and flames from the fire could be seen for miles.

The barn went up in flames off County Road 11-40 and Highway 80.

Authorities have confirmed a horse and goat died in the fire.