Entrance to the training center (Photo: Jerry Kleiner)
OTISVILLE – More than two dozen race horses are reported to have
perished when fire raged through a 300-foot by 80-foot barn at 335 Guymard
Turnpike early Saturday morning.
The facility was located at the Mount Hope Training Center where as many
as 26 horses died.
The three-alarm fire was reported around 3 a.m. with several fire departments
from Orange and Sullivan counties responding under mutual aid to assist
Command called for additional tankers for water supply to quell the flames
consuming the 300-foot by 80-foot structure..
By 7:50 a.m., fire departments returned from the scene.