Barn in west Rowan destroyed by fire

Barn in west Rowan destroyed by fire

CLEVELAND, NC (WBTV) - A barn full of hay was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning in western Rowan County.

Smoke could be seen for miles as the bales of hay burned inside a barn behind a house on Bear Poplar Road in Cleveland just before 6:00 am.

Firefighters from several departments were able to contain the fire and keep it away from the house and other nearby buildings.

Investigators were on the scene working to determine what caused the fire.

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