Officials: Fire Damages Trenton Farm

A Trenton farmer has lost a half-million dollars worth of belongings due to a Sunday morning fire in one of his workshops, according to officials.

Eric Merritt, Jones County Emergency Manager, said the fire started at roughly 11:15 a.m. in a workshop in back of the barn, completely destroying the building. The farm is located on the 400 block of Old-Kinston-Trenton Road.

Merritt said 5 fire departments responded, including Phillips CrossRoads, Comfort, Trenton, Southwood, and Wyse Fork.

No injuries were reported.

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