A barn was destroyed by a fire Saturday night in Clinton. Credit: Waterville Fire Department

A barn was destroyed in the town of Clinton on Saturday evening, according to fire officials.

Firefighters said they were called to a fully involved barn fire around 7 p.m. along Bellsqueeze Road.

The barn was fully involved when crews arrived, but tenants in an apartment attached to the barn and the owner were able to get horses inside the barn out safely.

No one was injured.

Firefighters stayed on scene until 12:45 a.m. Sunday as the barn had around 400 bales of hay inside and flames had to been doused with water for hours.

A total of nine fire departments responded to the fire.

The cause is not known at this point, but it is believed to accidental.