Barn fire kills dog, four puppies in Walton

WALTON, Ky. -- A dog and her four puppies were killed Thursday morning in a barn fire.

The fire was first reported at about 5:30 a.m. at a barn at 1438 Bramlage Road near Wilson Road.

Fire crews said a neighbor spotted the fire first and came over to warn the barn’s owner.

Investigators said the barn is a total loss. No residents or fire crews were injured.

The homeowner said he left a heating element in the barn to keep the puppies warm and that could have cause the fire.

Firefighters said they are still investigating the fire.

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