Fire destroys barn in Mapleton Township
A barn on Wellington Road 10 near Dorking, Ont., was destroyed by fire on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. (Kevin Doerr / CTV Kitchener)
More than 100 young cows were killed in a barn fire in Mapleton Township on Wednesday.
Wellington County OPP and fire services from Drayton, Moorefield, Minto, Palmerston and Milverton responded to a report of a large barn fire on Wellington Road 10, east of Listowel, around 1:20 p.m.
OPP report that upon arrival a barn containing approximately 100 young cows was engulfed in flames.
The fire was contained but the barn collapsed killing all the cows. No other injuries reported.
Wellington County Road 10 was closed for a period of time while crews battled the blaze.
The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time.