Tobacco Barn Catches Fire near Springfield

Posted at 6:30 AM, Oct 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-06 11:24:00-04

Multiple agencies were called to a farm in Robertson County after a tobacco barn caught fire.

The blaze was reported early Thursday morning along Old Greenbrier Pike.

Officials on the scene said they were able to contain the fire to one barn.

The cause was unknown at this time.

Fire crews said they believe the farm is part of the University of Tennessee’s Highland Rim Experiment Station.

The fire has been contained and is not suspected to be suspicious.