Six horses dead, barn destroyed in early-morning fire
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.
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