MOUNT FOREST - High winds hampered firefighting efforts at a large barn fire south east of Mount Forest Tuesday.
Wellington County OPP report the fire happened on a farm situated on Sideroad 2 east of Concession 6. Emergency services were called at approximately 1:45 p.m.
Reports indicate there were 250 goats, 20 rabbits and and two horses lost in the fire.
Police have put damage estimate at $1.5 million.
Fire crews from North Wellington, Minto, Mapleton and Grand Valley all assisted in fighting the fire, including ferrying in of water.