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Firefighters battle four-alarm fire in Barrington Hills

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(H. Rick Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com)
Horses stand in a pasture as a barn smolders in the background. The barn fire forced the closure of Ridge Road between Merri Oaks and Spring Creek roads.

BARRINGTON HILLS – Firefighters from Barrington and the surrounding area battled a four-alarm structure fire late this morning in the 21000 block of Ridge Road.

The barn fire forced the closure of Ridge Road between Merri Oaks and Spring Creek roads.

Most of the barn appeared to be destroyed by the fire.

Firefighters were using an ATV to take air tanks to firefighters during the blaze. Tanker trucks also were being shuttled between a Barrington fire hydrant and the fire.

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