Six horses dead after early-morning fire in Erin, Ont. barn
An OPP cruiser is seen in this undated image. (Dave Chidley / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018 3:06PM EDT
ERIN, Ont. -- Provincial police say six Belgian draft horses are dead following a fire at a barn in Erin, Ont., early Wednesday morning.
Police say they were called to the scene of the fire at about 2:30 a.m., and found the barn fully engulfed in flames.
They say nobody was injured, but the structure was destroyed and damage is estimated at $1 million.
Police say initial reports indicated seven horses had died but that number has been reduced to six.
Police say the office of the fire marshal is investigating.