The Hawkesbury fire department is battling a barn fire near Vankleek Hill, just off Highway 417.

They responded to the scene around 2:45 p.m. and were still dousing the flames at 6 p.m.

There was no immediate information on whether or not there were injuries related to the fire.

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A barn went up in flames Friday afternoon near Vankleek Hill. (courtesy of Claude Martel)