Barn west of Chowchilla burns

The Fresno BeeDecember 20, 2013 

A barn west of Chowchilla burned Friday morning, fire officials said.

The fire near the intersection of Avenue 24 and Road 5-1/2 -- just north of Highway 152 and east of Highway 59 in northern Madera County -- was reported at 4:47 a.m. and contained about 7 a.m.

There have been no animals found, a fire dispatcher said. The fire was apparently limited to the barn and some equipment.

There was no immediate word on cause or damages.

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