Update: Fire crews return to put hots pots out at barn as friends show support to owner

SCHODACK, N.Y. – The Castleton Fire Department is back at
the scene of a barn fire on Saturday to knock down remaining hot spots.

The fire at a dairy barn located at 1803
Brookview Avenue broke out Friday around 12:30 p.m.  At least 100 firefighters responded to the

Milking cows on the farm were uninjured
because they were grazing at the time of the fire.  However, 20 heifers, female cows younger than
3 years old that have not had a baby, were killed.

The owners spoke to NEWS10 ABC on Saturday
and said that some of the milking are currently on a neighbors farm as cleanup

A number of friends and neighbors showed
support on Saturday to help the owner of the farm, Schodack Town Justice Paul

There is no word on what caused the fire.

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