A fire located between Carthage and Vass Sunday afternoon destroyed a barn and burned an area of grass and woods.
Emergency responders were called to Jim S Road for a reported fire. The first firefighter to reach the scene reported a barn fully involved in flames and a growing outside fire.
Multiple fire units arrived on the scene limiting the spread of the outside fire, however the tobacco barn was totally destroyed.
According to officials at the scene the cause of the fire was being investigated by authorities as of this report.
Responding to this incident were units with Cypress Pointe Fire & Rescue, Carthage Fire & Rescue, Whispering Pines Fire Department, Moore County EMS, NC Forest Service, Moore County Sheriff’s Department, and Moore County Public Safety Fire Marshal.