Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire at this time. 

At approximately 12:06 a.m. Friday, Columbia County 911 dispatched Lebanon Valley Fire Department Task Force to a reported barn fire at 316 Old Gale Hill Rd., New Lebanon.

State Police responded to the scene to assist.

The agricultural storage barn was fully engulfed in flames upon arrival of troopers. There were no animals in the barn.

There was the total loss of the hay and equipment stored within the barn.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire. The entire incident is pending investigation at this time, however the fire appears to be accidental.

Anyone that traveled in the area prior to this fire, or may have information on the fire is requested to contact the New York State Police at 518-851-2982.