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Calves Killed in Jefferson County Barn Fire
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 02/18/2021

Another reported barn fire in Wisconsin has resulted in even more loss of livestock in the frigid cold temperatures.

Authorities say 18 calves were killed on a farm in the town of Ixonia in Jefferson County on February 12. In addition, two firefighters were also injured while responding to the call.

The blaze was reported in the early evening hours and took crews over five hours to extinguish while the outside temperatures were about 10-degrees below zero.

The farm's owners were able free about 20 other animals.

A number of other barn fires around the state over the past two weeks have killed goats, chickens and horses.


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