Five horses have been killed in a barn fire northeast of Winnipeg.
The blaze in Oakbank on Hillside Road broke out at around 4 a.m. Wednesday.
Jeff Hudson, acting fire chief with the Rural Municipality of Springfield, says the horses had no chance to escape from the flames.
Hudson also says a few cats may have been killed as well.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation. No damage estimate is yet available.
— With files from The Canadian Press