Flames engulf a large barn in the 1600 block of South Rose Farm Road in unincorporated Woodstock Monday morning, prompting the response of numerous fire departments. | Photos: Bret Wiley

A large barn, locally known for its display of restaurant signage on the outside of the structure, was left destroyed in an extra-alarm fire near Woodstock Monday morning.

The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded around 10:25 a.m. Monday to the 1600 block of South Rose Farm Road in unincorporated Woodstock for a report of a structure fire.

Fire crews responding reported seeing a large column of smoke in the distance.

Firefighters arrived and found a large barn that was engulfed in flames, according to fire department radio traffic. The structure was already halfway burned to the ground.

Power lines were also down in the roadway at the scene and ComEd was called to mitigate the hazard.

Flames engulf a large barn in the 1600 block of South Rose Farm Road in unincorporated Woodstock Monday morning, prompting the response of numerous fire departments. | Photo: Bret Wiley

The fire occurred in an area where there were no fire hydrants nearby so fire department tender trucks were requested to haul water to the scene.

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The incident was upgraded to the third alarm level of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS).

No injuries were immediately reported. The barn reportedly contained machines and tractors.

The barn was known locally for its prominent display of franchise restaurant signage, including McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, Subway, Dairy Queen and Buffalo Wild Wings.

The entire barn was left a total loss, according to images from the scene, and firefighters remained on the scene into Monday afternoon.

The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District has not yet released information on the cause of the fire or a damage estimate.