Barge catches fire during Tippecanoe Lake fireworks display

Photo posted on the Facebook page of Lake Tippecanoe Property Owner's Association, shows the fire that started Saturday night on a barge used to launch fireworks.
Staff Report

WARSAW — A barge used to launch fireworks Saturday night on Tippecanoe Lake caught fire shortly after the display began.

Tippecanoe Township Fire Territory Fire Chief Jeremy Likens confirmed the fire. 

The fire caused fireworks to begin launching randomly. 

Emergency responders parked at Tippy Dance Hall used a fire boat to douse the blaze. 

There were no reports of injuries.

Fireworks started at about 9:45 and fire began around 10 pm.