Fourteen animals were killed in a structure fire near Port Jefferson Wednesday morning around 4:15.
Eight area fire departments responded to a farm in the 16000 block of Dingman-Slagle Road in rural Shelby County.
The fire destroyed two barns and another barn was damaged.
Seven cows and seven calves died in the blaze.
The Sidney Fire Department arrived first after a passerby reported the fire.
Firefighters from Port Jefferson, Quincy, Rosewood, Jackson Center, Maplewood, Anna, and Lockington assisted.
Several tankers hauled water to the scene.
Firefighters cleared the scene just after eleven o’clock.
The cause remains under investigation.