Some Cows Perish In Barn Fire

March 17, 2012 Updated Mar 17, 2012 at 10:17 AM EDT

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Some Cows Perish In Barn Fire

March 17, 2012 Updated Mar 17, 2012 at 10:17 AM EDT

TOWN OF LOCKPORT, N.Y. ( release ) Niagara County Sheriff's Office dispatch received a call Saturday morning shortly after 6a.m. of a barn fire at 7032 Ridge Road.

On deputies arrival, it was observed that 2 barns were fully engulfed.

The property owner and family members were trying to remove the appoximately 40 cows that were in the barns.

Several of the animals were unable to be saved.

Multiple Niagara County fire units responded to extinguish the blaze. Cause of the fire is under investigation.

Estimate of damage is not available at this time.