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Dairy cows perish in Quebec barn fire

June 6, 2016, Montreal - At least 80 dairy cows are dead after fire swept through a farm west of Quebec City on Sunday.

June 6, 2016 
By The Canadian Press

Firefighters were called to the three-alarm blaze in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures just after 12:30 p.m.

About 60 firefighters were still at the site as of late Sunday afternoon, although the barn was completely destroyed.

Officials believe the blaze started in a second-floor hayloft.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is not yet known.


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