8 Classic Cars and a Large Barn Destroyed by Fire in Wells County (With Photos)

By Scott Sarvay

October 29, 2012 Updated Nov 24, 2013 at 2:06 PM EDT

Chester, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Several classic cars in southern Wells County are destroyed after a morning fire engulfed the barn the cars were being stored in.

The homeowner told police that he went out Monday morning and fired up the wood stove in the barn. A short while later the whole structure was seen burning.

At least eight classic cars were stored in the building including a 1968 Shelby.

Three cats also perished in the blaze.

It took five fire departments and 45 minutes to put out the fire.

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