News Sections
Barn Fire Kills Two Lambs And Their Mother
Updated February 4, 2014 12:08 PM | Filed under: Fire
 Print    Archive    RSS

(WASHINGTON CO.) - Three fire departments were dispatched to 2742 Dutch Creek Road in Eastern Washington County, last week to battle a barn fire that claimed the lives of two lambs and their mother.

The Salem Democrat reports, four other sheep survived the blaze. Also saved were several pieces of farm equipment including a combine and seed truck.

Jackson Township Fire Chief Nathan Thompson says the fire was caused by a heating lamp placed inside the barn to keep some 3-day-old lambs warm.

Thompson says the lamp was either knocked over by the lambs or fell or malfunctioned. Posey Township and Greenville provided assistance battling the blaze.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File