Dozens of animals killed in Woodstock arson fire


WOODSTOCK, Conn. (WTNH) — State and local fire investigators are searching for whoever may have started a fire, that killed dozens of animals at a farm in Woodstock.

According to officials, the blaze killed approximately 50 animals on March 26th. The fire destroyed a home, a barn, outbuildings and farm equipment at 124 Red Head Hill Road.

There is still an ongoing investigation into what started the fire, but according to the Woodstock and State Fire Marshal Offices, it is “more probable than not” that the fire was started intentionally.

Woodstock Fire Marshal Richard Baron has announced a $2,500 reward, to anyone with information that leads to an arrest, conviction or prevention of an arson fire. Anyone with information about this fire is asked to call the Connecticut Arson Hot Line at 1-800-84ARSON or 1-800-842-7766.

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