January 21, 2019 5:29 pm

2 dozen livestock killed in barn fire in City of Kawartha Lakes

WATCH: More than two dozen goats and cows died following a barn fire just south of Woodville in the City of Kawartha Lakes. One firefighter was also injured while battling the blaze.

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More than two dozen livestock died following a barn fire in the City of Kawartha Lakes on Monday morning.

Around 11:40 a.m., crews were called to the blaze on Agnes Street just south of the community of Woodville, approximately 25 kilometres northwest of Lindsay.

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Fire officials on the scene say 25 livestock, including cows and goats, did not survive.

Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service District Chief Dave Kish said one firefighter was injured while fighting the blaze and was transported to hospital.

Agnes Street is expected to be closed for several more hours while crews deal with the fire.

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A cause for the fire has yet to be released.

It was the second significant blaze within an hour for Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue firefighters after an earlier house fire in the village of Bobcaygeon.

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