June 13, 2024

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Lightning strike burns down beloved Larkspur barn

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LARKSPUR, Colo. (KDVR) — A well-known barn, just off of Interstate 25 in Larkspur, was completely destroyed by a fire caused by lightning early Thursday morning.

Eric Usher and his family live on the Greenlands Ranch property that houses the big red barn. They were awakened by the crack of lightning around 3:30 Thursday morning, but little did they know, the damage that lightning would leave behind.

“I stayed awake and about an hour, hour and a half after my son came out and asked if I had seen that the barn was on fire and then we proceeded to go out and check everything out and go across the street and let the neighbor know about his horses,” Usher said.

The horses were luckily in the field…

Gabby Easterwood

2023-05-11 16:46:32

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