UPDATE (March 6, 2023, 5 p.m.): The Point Pleasant fire chief says a barn fire is now out after killing several animals and destroying the structure in Mason County, West Virginia.

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Emergency crews put out the blaze and then extinguished hotspots, fire officials say.

Crews say the fire’s cause cannot be determined to due extensive damages.

Multiple cows and horses were in or near the barn at the time of the fire. Several of those animals were saved, but some died, according to emergency responders.

Fire departments from Point Pleasant, Gallipolis, Flatrock, Mason and New Haven responded to the incident.

Firefighters have now left the area, according to the 13 News crew at the scene. Crews say they will monitor the barn throughout the evening in case the fire rekindles.

POINT PLEASANT, WV (WOWK) — Mason County 911 says there was a barn fire outside the city limits of Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

According to dispatchers, the fire started Monday afternoon in the area of 201 Ohio River Road.

At this time, dispatchers cannot confirm who is responding to the scene.

13 News has a crew headed to the area.