As of Tuesday, March 18, 2014
RIVERSIDE A barn and its contents at 77 Crofoot Lane were destroyed by fire Friday afternoon.
Firefighters from Riverside and Omak battled a blaze that destroyed a barn on property owned by Kevin and Roberta Chevalier near milepost 299 on U.S. Highway 97.
Water was pumped from the nearby Okanogan River to aid the effort.
A couple pickup trucks, a tractor, hay, firewood and miscellaneous items also were destroyed, Omak Fire Chief Kevin Bowling said.
Riverside-area Fire District No. 7 Chief Brad Armstrong could not be reached for comment.
Details about the fire’s cause aren’t yet available. The fire was reported shortly before 1 p.m.
LifeLine Ambulance also responded.