Dog rescued, 100 animals dead in barn fire

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)

Fire officials estimate more than 100 animals died in a barn fire north of Brighton on Thursday morning.

Cramahe Township firefighters responded after flames were spotted on Waites Road around 6:30 a.m.

The owners of the property were not injured, but they have confirmed that there more than 100 sheep and 3 cows.

A dog tied up outside was rescued by firefighters. The canine suffered smoke inhalation and burns and was taken to a veterinary clinic.

There is no word yet on the cause of the blaze. A damage estimate has yet to be determined.

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