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A roof collapsed at a dairy barn near Wolf Lake last week, leaving 20 cows dead and dozens more in need of rescue. Submitted photos.

20 cows killed in barn roof collapse

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About 55 firefighters from five different area fire departments rescued dozens of cows that were trapped under a collapsed roof last Friday morning.


The roof collapsed on a huge dairy barn at the Aho Brothers farm, north of Wolf Lake.

While many cows were saved, at least 20 died; others were traumatized by the event.

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