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270 animals killed in Barn fire near Mount Forest

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Wellington County OPP and North Wellington Fire responded to a barn fire on Side Road 2 east of concession 6 near Mount Forest.

The fire began just before 2 p.m. yesterday afternoon.

Fire crews from North Wellington, Minto, Mapleton and Grand Valley all assisted in fighting the fire.

Reports indicate there were 250 goats, 20 rabbits and and two horses lost in the fire.

The cost of the fire was estimated at over $1.5 million.

There was no word on what caused the fire.

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