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4 calves die, damage estimated at $500,000 in Lakeshore barn fire
Published Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:42PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:28PM EDT
Crews battle a structure fire on Lakeshore Road 243 in Lakeshore, Ont. on June 2, 2020. (Courtesy OnLocation/Twitter)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- Lakeshore Fire Services say four calves were lost in a stable barn fire from this morning.
Deputy Fire Chief Jason Suchiu says the building was fully involved when fire figthers arrived to the property in the 2800 block of Lakeshore Road 243 around 8:30 a.m.
Suchiu says the residents were able to rescue much of the livestock in the building. There were 106 animals were in the barn at the time, including the four calves.
One family member tells CTV News nearby farmers have stepped up and have taken the remaining 102 animals to be taken care of.
The early damage estimate of $500,00 includes the calves.
The fire fighters have no cause at this time.
Fire fighters left the scene before 2:30 p.m.
Provincial Police assisted fire fighters and closed off Lakeshore Road 243 between South Middle Road and County Road 8 to traffic.