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Horse killed in fire at Tower Hill Stables in Hampshire

One of the facility’s outbuildings caught fire, but the main barn was not affected, according to Facebook posts from Tower Hill Stables.

A horse was killed in a barn fire Feb. 14, 2020, at Tower Hill Stables in Hampshire.
A horse was killed in a barn fire Feb. 14, 2020, at Tower Hill Stables in Hampshire.
Hampton Fire Protection District Facebook photo

A horse was killed in a fire Friday at a stable facility in Hampshire in far northwest suburban Kane County.

Multiple fire departments responded Friday night to the barn fire at Tower Hill Stables, 12N254 Tower Road, in Hampshire, according to Facebook posts from the Hampshire Fire Protection District and Tower Hill Stables.

One of the facility’s outbuildings caught fire, but the main barn was not affected, according to Tower Hill. One horse was killed in the blaze.

Several Departments working a barn fire in the 12N200 Block of Tower Road in Burlington tonight.

Posted by Hampshire Fire Protection District on Friday, February 14, 2020

It is with sadness that I inform you we did lose one horse tonight. The owner has been contacted & our deepest sympathy goes out to them. We will post again as more information becomes available.

Posted by Tower Hill Stables on Friday, February 14, 2020