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Barn fire kills 8 horses in Commerce City

Barn fire in Commerce City. Photo credit: South Adams County Fire Department

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A barn fire killed eight horses in Commerce City Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters received the call about a fire near East 83rd Avenue and Pontiac Street at 12:21 p.m.

The South Adams County Fire Department responded to the fire.

Shortly before 6:30 p.m., the fire department said investigators determined eight horses and one unknown small animal died in the fire.

A spokesperson said the structure was a loss.

There were no injuries to people and the cause of the fire was under investigation.

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