Fire kills five horses in Monroe County

Local - 2/22/2014 8:50 PM by Derek Dole
MONROE COUNTY - Five horses have been killed in a fire north of Union in Monroe County.

Valley Vet Clinic went up in flames early this morning killing the five horses and a cow. Newswatch was the only news crew at the scene when the fire reignited tonight, nearly 18 hours have the initial 9-1-1 call reporting the blaze. The building that was reduced to ashes was a large barn housing large animals that were patients at the vet clinic. 

The nearby business office sustained smoke and heat damage but is still standing. Firefighters fought the blaze for six hours. 

The fire remains under investigation.


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