Michigan Barn Fire Claims 10 Horses

Ten horses–including four foals–died in the Ionia County blaze.

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Fire authorities in Michigan are investigating a barn fire which claimed the lives of 10 horses in Ionia County.

A Saranac Fire Department representative said personnel responded to a report from a passerby about a barn fire in Keene Township on May 2. The barn was fully involved in fire when crews arrived, representative said.

Ten horses—including four foals—died in the blaze, the representative reported.

The fire’s cause remains under investigation

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Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

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