Electrical fire killed cows: chief

PERTH – Officials announced today it was an electrical fire that recently destroyed a barn and killed more than 30 cows.

Perth Volunteer Fire Department Chief Pete Watrobski said due to the damage to the barn at Korona Dairy Farm, the exact cause of the electrical fire or its point of origin could not be determined.

Based on what remains of the barn and the reports of people on the scene, the department is listing the fire as electrical, he said.

Officials passed forward their report to insurance investigators, Watrobski said.

Stanley Korona, owner of the dairy farm, could not be reached for comment.