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Six horses dead after barn fire in Erin, damage over $1 million

The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the barn fire in which six horses were killed
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The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating after a barn fire in Erin claimed the lives of six horses.

Earlier reports named seven horses, but OPP have reduced the number to six.

Damage estimates are now pegged at over $1 million.

Firefighters were called to the barn fire Wednesday around 2:30 a.m. on Wellington Road 23, north of the Village of Erin.

The barn was engulfed in flames when emergency crews arrived.

One person escaped the fire without injury.

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