Firefighters battle subzero temps as barn burns

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Extreme cold freezes equipment for hours after putting out blaze

By Meaghan Downs

Johnny Walton woke up Tuesday morning to a wall of fire.
The night after celebrating his 32nd birthday, Walton went to bed in his one-bedroom, ground floor apartment located in the barn behind his father Jackie Walton’s house at 1344 Versailles Road, Lawrenceburg.
Johnny Walton said around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning he woke up and saw that one wall of the barn had bust into flames. He said he called 911 while still inside the burning barn as he tried to get his two dogs out.

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