At 1:14 am the Plainfield Fire Protection District was notified of a horse barn fire at the intersection of Ridge Road and Wheeler Road. Upon arrival firefighters found the barn well involved in fire and horse owners attempting to rescue the horses. Two people were injured while trying to rescue the horses and were transported to local medical facilities for treatment. There were 30 horses inside the barn when the fire started. The barn is a total loss and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Plainfield Fire Protection District, the MABAS 15 fire investigators and the Plainfield Police Department. The firefighting operation was a tender operation involving water shuttles and the Plainfield Fire Protection District was assisted by the following fire districts and fire departments: Troy, Channahon, Lockport, Naperville, Oswego, Lisbon-Seward, Minooka and Rockdale.