Fire destroys barn in west Rock Island County

ILLINOIS CITY, Illinois -- A barn in west Rock Island County was a total loss after it caught on fire Wednesday evening, January 2.

Crews were called to 271st Street around 7 p.m. where the barn was engulfed in flames.  Inside the structure was farm equipment and fuel.

There was nobody home at the time of the fire and there were no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation.