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Firefighters from six communities battle Manitoba dairy barn fire

Reference: FCC

STEINBACH, Man. - Hundreds of cattle have been killed in a fire that destroyed a large dairy complex in southeastern Manitoba.

The fire broke out sometime before 5 a.m. Monday at the four-barn Pennwood Dairy, northeast of Steinbach.

Kelvin Toews, the community's fire chief, said there were about 1,000 animals in the barns and about 200 survived.

"It's a loss of around 800 (cattle). It's a shame there were animals in the barn. We lost a bunch," said Toews...Read More