An estimated loss of at least one million dollars is being reported after a structure fire in Audrain County last (Wednesday) night.
The Little Dixie Fire Protection District responded to the fire around 6:54 last night at the Andrew Fairchild residence at 10546 Audrain Road 435.
A large machine shed containing farming machinery was fully engulfed in flames.
Little Dixie responded with 2 engines, 3 tankers, a rescue truck and 24 firefighters.
Martinsburg Fire responded with a tanker and 4 personnel.
One firefighter developed some chest discomfort and was checked by the medics and found to be okay.
The cause of the fire appears to be a tractor that had been plugged into an electrical outlet shortly before the fire was discovered.