Firefighters injured battling barn fire in East Windsor

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Credit: Broadbrook Fire Dept.

EAST WINDSOR — A large barn burst into flames Wednesday night injuring multiple firefighters and now the cause is under investigation. The farm on Niederwerfer Road caught fire around 6:30 p.m.

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Credit: @jimkg

Some firefighters were injured battling the blaze, according to East Windsor’s Fire Chief, but he said it’s unclear exactly how many. Some of them were cut and many suffered dehydration. One of the dehydrated firefighters was taken to the hospital. No word on their conditions.

The barn is a total loss. The fire chief says the farmer tried to rescue all of his cows, sheep, and goats from the barn, but at this time it’s unclear whether he was able to rescue them all. East Windsor Barn Fire

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.