0916WIbarnfirekillscattleko.cfm Wisconsin barn fire kills 100 head of cattle
Home News Livestock Crops Markets Hay, Range & Pasture Home & Family Classifieds Resources This Week's Journal
Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizer



Farm Survey


AgriMartin
Journal Getaways


Reader Comment:
by Greater Franklin County

"Thanks for picking up the story about our Buy One Product Local campaign --- we're"....Read the story...
Join other discussions.

Wisconsin barn fire kills 100 head of cattle

SHAWANO, Wis. (AP)--No one was injured in an early morning barn fire in Shawano County that killed about 100 calves and brought firefighters from seven different areas.

It took nearly two hours to contain the blaze after responding to the emergency call in the Township of Waukechon early Sept. 12.

Shawano Fire Chief Doug Knope says when firefighters arrived at the scene, the property owner and several neighbors were attempting to lead as many cattle out of the barn as possible.

Authorities say the 200-foot long barn kept the 100 calves about 3 to 4 months old, hay and propane tanks, which set off several explosions.

The investigation continues into how the fire started.



Google
 
Web hpj.com

Copyright 1995-2014.  High Plains Publishers, Inc.  All rights reserved.  Any republishing of these pages, including electronic reproduction of the editorial archives or classified advertising, is strictly prohibited. If you have questions or comments you can reach us at
High Plains Journal 1500 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd., P.O. Box 760, Dodge City, KS 67801 or call 1-800-452-7171. Email: webmaster@hpj.com

 

Archives Search







Inside Futures

Editorial Archives

Browse Archives