TROY — A family and its farm animals have been displaced following a fire Wednesday afternoon in Troy, officials said.

The fire at 378 Barker Road is believed to have begun in a workshop, before spreading into a barn and house, according to Chief Chris Phillips of the Troy Fire Department.

No one was injured in the blaze, but the family’s barn and home are “not salvageable at all,” Phillips said, adding it was not clear Thursday morning if farm animals had been harmed in the fire.

“The family got out, and they went to a neighbor’s a couple of houses down and are staying with them right now,” he said. “We notified the Red Cross and we’re trying to help the family out.”

Emergency workers were alerted to the fire at about 1 p.m. Wednesday, Phillips said, arriving to the scene eight minutes later. Firefighters from Detroit, Dixmont, Plymouth, Thorndike and Unity also responded to the blaze.

Phillips said the fire was under control after about three hours, although some ashes were still smoldering Thursday morning.

A representative of the Office of State Fire Marshal was on hand to inspect the scene Wednesday night, Phillips said, and the investigation is ongoing.

“There’s no indication of the cause at all because of the heat of the fire,” Phillips said, “and now we have this storm that covered it all with snow. We’ll just have to wait.”

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