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Several animals perish in barn fire in Perth East

OPP say three horses, two dogs, and 11 puppies were lost in the blaze
(Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press)

A sad update from Perth County OPP on Wednesday after a major barn fire broke out just after midnight. 

It happened in the Township of Perth East on Wellington Road 86 and the structure was engulfed when crews arrived. 

No people were injured in the fire but police said three horses, two dogs, and 11 puppies died. 

No cause has been named but OPP said the fire isn't considered suspicious. 

Damage is estimated around $500,000. 

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