Just before 10 p.m. Friday, the was dispatched to 643 Lucabaugh Mill Road for a large barn fire.
The barn, which belongs to the Westminster Rescue Mission, was engulfed when firefighters arrived, according to a news release. The tanker task force was requested. A second alarm was sounded and a second tanker task force at 10:29 p.m.
According to fire department officials, fire fighting efforts were mostly in the defensive mode to protect exposures from an early roof collapse and the safety of personnel on scene.
The fire was contained with the assistance of approximately 100 firefighters on 42 pieces of apparatus. The fire was under control at 11:45 p.m.
Westminster Fire Department received mutual aide assistance from 12 of the 14 fire departments in Carroll County along with stations from Baltimore County, MD and York County, PA.