‘Several’ goats lost in Dane Co. barn fire, fire chief says
BROOKLYN, Wis. (WMTV) – Firefighters from multiple agencies responded Wednesday morning to a blaze in the Town of Rutland.
A barn caught fire at a home on W. Rutland Rd., near Hwy. 14, near Brooklyn and on the southern edge of Dane Co.
Firefighters were dispatched at 6:50 a.m., and had the fire knocked down within 10 minutes, the Brooklyn Fire & EMS Protection District said.
The barn was deemed a total loss after 16,000 gallons of water were used to contain the fire, Brooklyn Fire explained.
Several goats were lost in the fire. The owners said they had 15-20 total, Brooklyn Fire Chief Mason Barber said.
One firefighter was reported minorly injured. No one else was hurt.
Crews from the Brooklyn, Oregon, and Stoughton fire departments were among the crews responding, as well as the Dane Co. Sheriff’s Office.
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