24 Horses die due to barn fire at Folly Farm in Simsbury. Please click here for the whole story and footage/video from the scene from our news partner WFSB Channel 3.
The deputy fire told Channel 3 the fire was concentrated to the barn/stalls where the horses live. None of the horses were able to make it out of the barns.
In total, 24 horses died from smoke inhalation, according to a Facebook post from Folly Farm.
Fire Marshal is beginning the investigation into the fire and has not determined a cause yet.
Horses owners are gathering and are being debriefed by the deputy chief.
Simsbury Fire Department received mutual aide from Avon firefighters. There were 35 firefighters called to the scene.
While they prepare for cold weather, the deputy fire chief said it's harder to be prepared for 5 degree weather.