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Barn fire sparks after owner tries to burn out snakes

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ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A Rowan County barn and nearby structures were burned on Thursday after an owner tried to burn out snakes from his property.

Fire crews were called out to the 300 block of Litaker Road in western Rowan County around 3 p.m. on Thursday.  This is near Goodnight Road.

Initial reports indicate the fire reached two-alarms.

WBTV has learned the property owner lit two fires to burn out snakes on his property.

The fire got out of control and caught his barn on fire and it spread to other nearby structures.

Several fire departments responded to the blaze.

There area no reports of injuries, but heavy damage was reported to the barn.

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