FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Officials say 26 horses died in a large barn fire in northwest Forsyth County early Sunday.
Forsyth County Fire Department Division Chief Jason Shivers said at around 6 a.m., firefighters responded to investigate a report of a smoke call at 9533 Old Preserve Trail.
[DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]
While responding, Forsyth County dispatch received multiple calls reporting a burning structure.
When fire crews first arrived on scene, they found a large barn with multiple horse stalls fully engulfed in flames. Fire officials said it was clear that the fire had been burning for quite some time before being discovered by the first 911 callers.
- 2 drivers arrested after 911 dispatch receive several calls about reckless driving on I-75
- Family awarded $16M from Lake Lanier’s Margaritaville after child’s near-drowning
- Antisemitic flyers found in multiple Alpharetta neighborhoods, mayor says
Fire officials say 26 horses died in the fire and the barn was a total loss.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
No firefighters or neighbors were injured in the fire.
As of Monday, more than half of the $70,000 goal had been reached.
[SIGN UP: WSB-TV Daily Headlines Newsletter]
IN OTHER NEWS:
©2023 Cox Media Group