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Fire destroys barn on OSU campus

Fire investigators are looking for the cause of spectacular barn fire on the Ohio State University campus.

Flames and smoke could been seen at least a mile away. Friday morning's fire destroyed an empty barn at the corner of Lane and Kenny.

Columbus fire captain Jim Lewis says urban firefighters were forced to fight a rural fire. He says a lack of hydrant in the area surrounded by fields, forced firefighters to let the structure burn.

Officials do not believe anyone was hurt but they were checking to see if a homeless woman was inside. Neigbors say the woman often stayed in the barn.