The New Ulm Fire Department was dispatched to a barn fire Thursday at 3:40 a.m. at 24279 County Road 11, owned by Mike & Deb Dove. Upon arrival, the barn was fully ingulfed.

Three goats perished in the fire and the barn is a total loss. No injuries were reported. Crews were on scene for approximately 4 ½ hours. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The New Ulm Fire Department was assisted by the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, Sleepy Eye Fire Department and Hanska Fire Department.