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Firefighters battle blaze at Fayette Co. Fairgrounds

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Firefighters battle a building fire in West Union.  Picture courtesy Pamela Freeseman Firefighters battle a building fire in West Union. Picture courtesy Pamela Freeseman
Picture courtesy Pamela Freeseman Picture courtesy Pamela Freeseman
WEST UNION (KWWL) -

Firefighters were called to a large building fire at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in West Union Saturday evening.  Witnesses say the blaze started around 6:30 p.m.  Flames could be seen shooting from the building.  The building is the beef cattle barn, used to hold cattle during the fair and other events.  Authorities say no-one was hurt and no animals inside when the fire began.  They say there was some damage to some vehicles which were inside.  It's not clear what sparked the blaze.

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