Crews battle barn fire in Lackawanna County

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Two taken to hospital

BENTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Two people were taken to the hospital after a dairy barn fire Tuesday night in Benton Township. There is no word on their conditions.

The call came in just before 8 p.m.

Firefighters were trying to put out the blaze while spraying water on the silos at the same time to keep them cool. Firefighter were able to get the fire under control just after 11 p.m.

Unfortunately, some cows did die in the fire, but it unknown how many. Some cows were rescued from the blaze.

Eyewitness News will provide more information as it becomes available.

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