DAIRY FARM | DIMMITT DAIRY FARM EXPLOSION ‘BY FAR THE DEADLIEST BARN FIRE FOR CATTLE OVERALL’
At this time, we know only a small percentage of the cows at the facility survived.
The surviving cattle have moved to a separate facility that has the same owner as South Fork Dairy.
Sheriff Sal Rivera says the fire from the explosion spread to the building where they haul cattle before bringing them into the milking area and into a holding pen. Because of this, Sheriff Rivera says only a small percentage of cows survived.
“Your count probably is close to that. There’s some that survived, there’s some that are probably injured to the point where they’ll have to be destroyed,” said Castro County Sheriff, Sal Rivera.
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Published by: Damián Morais
April 13, 2023