25 Years Ago Today Sept. 15, 1998 From the pages of the Frederick News-Post
September 15, 2023

A five-alarm fire destroyed a barn and several thousand bales of hay on the Trego Zimmerman farm on Stauffer Road in Walkersville Monday afternoon. John Zimmerman said he was feeding cattle at his family farm when he saw smoke coming from one of the barns. Mr. Zimmerman, who also is fire chief of Walkersville Volunteer Fire Co., said the blaze spread fast.