- Associated Press - Friday, March 7, 2014

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a barn fire near Beatrice that killed two horses inside.

Beatrice Rural Fire Chief Jim Engel says firefighters were sent to the scene at about 3 p.m. Thursday. They left several hours later.

Beatrice radio station KWBE reports (https://bit.ly/1dzXJmJ ) the large barn east of the Beatrice Country Club was a horse arena with stables and storage space. There is no estimate yet on the cost of damages.

A Nebraska Fire Marshal deputy is investigating the cause of the fire.

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Information from: KWBE-AM.

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