UPDATE: Several Fire Crews Battle Barn Fire Just Outside Findlay

(Update includes more information from Vanlue assistant fire chief Steve Baum)

[WFIN] – Several fire crews responded to battle a barn fire just east of Findlay on Friday morning.

The fire, at 2571 State Route 37, near County Road 180, started around 6:30 a.m.

Vanlue assistant fire chief Steve Baum told us that a fuel tank explosion was witnessed by a Hancock County Sheriff’s deputy and Vanlue firefighter that arrived on scene first…

The fire sent black smoke high into the sky that could be seen from miles away.

Baum added that two horses were killed in the fire and the investigation will continue.

Fire crews from Vanlue, Arlington, Washington and Delaware Townships were among those that responded.

Nobody was injured in the blaze.