Bio: Jarocki, Richard (Barn Burns – Jul 1968)
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 18 Jul 1968
A bolt of lightning touched off a barn fire on the Richard Jarocki farm 4 miles east, 2 miles north and 1/4 mile east of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), in the township of Withee Sunday morning, July 14th, 1968 about 3:00 a.m. The Thorp Volunteer Frie Department responded to the Call. Fire number 185.
The 36 ft. x 128 ft. barn, full of new hay, was a total loss Also lost in the blaze was a bulk tank, barn cleaner and 2 silos severely damaged.
The barn was partly covered by insurance.
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