Up from the ashes: Civil War barn set on fire by lightning, rebuilt by Amish construction crew

A well-placed lightning strike lit a Middleburg barn on fire last year—burning it to the ground. But now, with help from an Amish construction crew, the barn is on the way back up.

“We build barns, that’s what we do,” Amish construction foreman Moses Reihl told the Times-Mirror, as he and a crew of his workers were busy assembling pieces of the barn on Jan. 10.

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