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Officials investigate St. John’s barn fire

Dec. 11, 2012, St. John's - Police are investigating a second barn fire within a day in an area of St. John's, N.L.

December 11, 2012  By The Canadian Press


The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says a fire that broke out around 10:35 p.m. Monday destroyed a building located in the area of the Ruby Line.

Seven horses and three goats perished in the blaze.

Earlier Monday a fire destroyed another livestock barn, but all of the animals were saved.

Police say they don't know yet what caused the fires or whether they are related.

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The barns were located in a section of the city known as the Goulds.


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