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.