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The fires that have been plaguing the west are not a new phenomenon — fires were a scourge to the settlers in the prairies of the Old West.

The granddaughter of a Portage County farm family is trying to raise funds in the wake of a major barn fire.

As winter approaches and more people look to firewood to heat their homes, the Ohio Department of Agriculture is offering tips to help when purchasing wood.

Learn to conduct simple moisture tests and identify seasoned wood by its appearance, weight, smell and other characteristics.

The Pennsylvania family that lost their entire dairy herd in a barn fire Aug. 2 continues to recover, although the future of their farm is uncertain.

More than 120 head of dairy cattle were lost in a tragic fire that the owners believe was caused by lightning.

Rogers Community Auction's Pavilion G went up in flames May 19. No one was injured and only a stack of hay was lost. Owners plan for business as usual.

In the event of a fire or hay smoldering, a fire department should be contacted immediately. However, there are ways you can reduce the damage.

Most hay fires occur within the first six weeks after baling. Moisture content is the main factor that causes hay and straw to spontaneously combust.

Installing a fire pit doesn’t have to be incredibly complicated or expensive. Just make sure to comply with local city or township ordinances.
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