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Amish barn fire claims more than 200 calves

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More than 200 calves died in a barn fire Wednesday night.

WSBT reports the fire started around 4:30 p.m. in the 59,000 block of State Rd. 13 south of Middlebury.

Firefighters battled the flames for more than two hours. The owner of the Amish barn and his children were inside when the fire began, but escaped without injury.

The building was a total loss.

 

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