A controlled burn went out of control Tuesday afternoon, destroying a barn south of Mount Vernon. The fire started shortly after 2 pm. The controlled burn hit dry grass, spreading to the barn. No other buildings were damaged, but a semi tractor was also destroyed. No one was injured. The Mount Vernon and Ethan Fire Departments responded to the fire.
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