BEDFORD, N.H. (CBS) – 14 horses were killed in a devastating fire at a barn in Bedford Thursday morning.

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The three-alarm fire at the Perry Hill Farm started around 8:30 a.m.

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It destroyed a 10,000 square foot barn that was home to 22 horses.

Only eight of them survived.  Several goats and a pig also escaped safely.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports

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No people were hurt.

There’s no word yet on how the fire started.

It took ten different fire departments to put it out.  The farm is in such a rural area that water had to be trucked in to the scene.

According to its website, Perry Hill farm is a “full service Equestrian Academy dedicated to teaching children and adults of all ages.”

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They offer horseback riding lessons and pony rides for several occasions.