Fire destroys iconic barn in Yorkton

Firefighters in Yorkton were called to a structure fire Thursday night at Yorkton Exhibition grounds. One of the equine barns north of the Gallagher Centre went up in flames and is considered a complete loss.

According to the Yorkton Agriculture and Industrial Exhibition Association, the barn was over 100 years old and was considered a favourite of the RCMP’s Musical Ride. The neighbouring barn was not affected by the fire.

Nobody was injured in the fire and the cause remains under investigation.

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