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Alpacas Lost in Dunn County Barn Fire
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 02/19/2013
Authorities are still trying to figure out what caused a fire last Saturday night that destroyed a barn in rural Colfax that killed about 40 alpacas.
According to the Dunn County Sheriff's Department, the blaze was reported at Rising Sun Alpaca Farm in the town of Tainter
The facility housed over 110 alpacas, but many were able to escape. Several birds and fish were also lost in the fire.
Damage estimates are reported to be over $150,000. The property did not have any insurance, according to reports.
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