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Man Hurt, Dairy Cattle Lost in Pierce County Barn Fire


Authorities are investigating the cause of a barn fire that injured a Plum City man and killed several head of dairy cattle in western Wisconsin last week.

According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, the blaze happened on a farm near Plum City on Thursday evening in the town of Union.

Reports say 24-year-old Joshua Benck sustained injuries as a result of the fire and was taken to an area hospital.

A number of farm animals were also injured, with several perishing in the fire.

Deputies say the barn housed about 50 cattle during the time of the fire.


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