A barn in rural Janesville was destroyed by a fire Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported at around 10:45am, and crews from 4 area communities spent around 4 hours on the scene battling the blaze. The barn in Alton Township on Waseca County Road 33 was owned by Rick Hoehn, and was being used to store hay at the time. The Waseca, Waldorf and St. Clair Fire Departments assisted Janesville firefighters at the scene. No injuries were reported. A damage estimate and the cause of the fire remain under investigation.