West Turin barn fire that killed 160 ...

West Turin barn fire that killed 160 cows and calves deemed a total loss

There are 12 comments on the The Post-Standard story from Oct 13, 2009, titled West Turin barn fire that killed 160 cows and calves deemed a total loss. In it, The Post-Standard reports that:

About 120 cows and 40 calves died late Monday night in a barn fire on 3513 West Road that was a total loss.

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wondering

Chazy, NY

#1 Nov 29, 2009
Confused!!!- One person and alot of fires in the last 30 years...
really

Cleveland, NY

#2 Nov 30, 2009
does make one wonder....especially in these tough economic times !!!!!
wondering wrote:
Confused!!!- One person and alot of fires in the last 30 years...
ha ha

Constableville, NY

#3 Nov 30, 2009
you people need to keep your confused comments to yourselves and stop trying to start something. You have no idea what type of equipment & supplies are being used at any time during the daily workings of a farm...that could be dangerous. And most types of insurance policies for farmers DO NOT PAY OUT UNLESS YOU USE IT TO REBUILD> so he did not stand to make any money.....a**holes
tax payer

Chazy, NY

#4 Dec 2, 2009
Just to let you know, I do know what equipment and supplies are used on a farm. I do know the daily activity on a farm and I do know the time and sweat that a person puts into farming on a daily basis. BUT.... its funny that a barn can barn completely 20 min. after the milk truck leaves the property...oh ya and what about the last time the barn burnt, or the house, or the garage.....do I need to keep going?
what

Gouverneur, NY

#5 Dec 10, 2009
tax payer wrote:
Just to let you know, I do know what equipment and supplies are used on a farm. I do know the daily activity on a farm and I do know the time and sweat that a person puts into farming on a daily basis. BUT.... its funny that a barn can barn completely 20 min. after the milk truck leaves the property...oh ya and what about the last time the barn burnt, or the house, or the garage.....do I need to keep going?
I remember the barn burning down when I was younger, but I don't remember the house or garage ever burning down? When did that happen?
ha ha

Constableville, NY

#6 Dec 16, 2009
OK Mr paranoid...but what does he have to gain? he still owes money? not a very smart plan to get rich or start a new line of work if that is what your trying to imply
watching

Chazy, NY

#7 Dec 17, 2009
Good way to clean up bills. Farming is bad. Ho sad he was smart.
watching

Chazy, NY

#8 Dec 17, 2009
what wrote:
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I remember the barn burning down when I was younger, but I don't remember the house or garage ever burning down? When did that happen?
The back side of the house was years ago and the garage was right after he purchased the big tractor that did not fit in the old garage that burnt.
watching

Chazy, NY

#9 Dec 17, 2009
ha ha wrote:
OK Mr paranoid...but what does he have to gain? he still owes money? not a very smart plan to get rich or start a new line of work if that is what your trying to imply
How much do you understand????
You see now the work is gone. The feed bill, the electric, the hired hands, the tractor that burnts bill, all the expenses for the farm have disappeared. If he owed on the animals, thats gone, and as for the farm it should be paid for unless he took out another mortgage against it.
As for him starting a new line of work...he don't have to. He has had another job for years ans makes good money at it. So he keeps working and life goes on......
done in

Long Lake, NY

#10 Dec 17, 2009
I know someone who just lost a building. It went up in about 2 minutes and was a total loss. No one knows what caused it. Fires can start at the drop of a hat. I should know. I've seen lots of fires in the Constableville area. No one would start one on purpose. No way.
what

Rome, NY

#11 Dec 17, 2009
Where did these people blogging on here get their education? out behind the barn?
Resident

Gloversville, NY

#12 Jun 16, 2013
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