Turkey barn goes up in flames
Emily Silva, CTV Kitchener
Published Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:51PM EDT
Last Updated Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:43AM EDT
KITCHENER - Fire crews spent majority of Tuesday evening fighting a fire at a turkey barn in Wilmot.
Four fire stations along with Waterloo Regional Police responded to reports of a fire on Huron Road between Queen Street and Hallman Road just before 6:30 p.m.
Roughly 30 freighters battled the flames.
An excavator was brought in to pull the walls apart to allow firefighters to keep an eye on hot spots.
New Dundee fire officials say the barn was recently cleaned out to get ready for new turkeys, and was empty at the time of the fire.
Officials say the barn is a total loss, but some grain silos next to the building were saved.
There is no damage estimate at this time.
The cause is currently under investigation.