- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 2, 2018

KELLY, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a North Carolina woman saved several animals from a barn fire that killed at least two horses.

WECT-TV reports that Bladen County Emergency Management Director Bradley Kinlaw says Dianne Tabor managed to get several animals out of the barn near her home before the flames became too intense Monday morning. He says the fire destroyed the barn and damaged a nearby home and vehicle.

Tabor was hospitalized with burn injuries, the severity of which has not been reported. It is unclear how many animals were saved.

Kelly Volunteer Fire Department Chief Kenneth Thornton says low temperatures and high winds inhibited firefighting efforts. He says crews took around two hours to put the fire out.

Bladen County emergency management is investigating the fire’s cause.

___

Information from: WECT-TV, http://www.wect.com/


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide