Pets die in barn fire near Winkler Manitoba

Pets die in barn fire near Winkler Manitoba

CTV Winnipeg
Published Saturday, January 27, 2018 1:51PM CST
Last Updated Saturday, January 27, 2018 1:54PM CST

A barn fire near Winkler Man., has left some smaller pets dead and an estimated $40,000 to $50,000 in damages.

Plum Coulee Fire Chief Tony Fair said crews were called shortly after 2 p.m., Friday to a barn fire on Road 18W between Winkler and Plum Coulee.

Plum Coulee fire officials battled the blaze along with Winkler Manitoba fire crews.

Crews were on scene for approximately two hours, said Fair.

“Best we can determine is the fire started from a heater,” said Fair.

No one was in the barn at the time. The owner had just let her dogs out but officials said some smaller pets died in the fire.

Published at Sat, 27 Jan 2018 14:51:00 -0500