© Joey Smith – Truro Daily News
Fire destroyed a barn on Highway 289 in Upper Stewiacke on Monday night.
Firefighters spray water on a barn on Highway 289 in Upper Stewiacke that was destroyed by fire on Monday night. Firefighters from Upper Stewiacke, Upper Musquodoboit, Brookfield and Hilden responded to the blaze just before 9 p.m. Upper Stewiacke fire Chief Randy O’Connell said eight goats, two pigs, along with some chickens, died in the fire. The cause of the blaze, O’Connell said, hasn’t been determined yet.