Cattle Die In Fire

Seven cows perished in a barn fire in Chatham-Kent Friday afternoon.

Fire crews were called to the farm on Broad Line around 4pm.

A total of 80 cattle were in the barn when the fire started. Chatham-Kent police officers and the owner were able to save most of the animals.

Damage is estimated at around $500,000 – $700,000. There is no word on what caused the blaze and the investigation is ongoing.