$1.5 Million Fire Destroys Barn And Livestock

Source: Area OPP
Date: Sat Nov 10 07:25:42 MST 2018

(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) - Tuesday November 6, 2018 at approximately 1:30 p.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Wellington North Fire Service responded to a structure fire on Sideroad 2 East, south of Mount Forest. It was reported that a barn was engulfed in fire.

No one was injured however the structure is considered a total loss and has claimed 250 goats, two horses and 20 rabbits as well as equipment. Damages are estimated at 1.5 million dollars.

The Wellington North Fire Services is currently investigating and the Ontario Fire Marshall's Office has been contacted.

Anyone with any information about this occurrence is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122


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