Bio: Kalepp, Harold (Barn Fire - 1963)


Surnames: Kalepp, Danen

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 12/12/1963

Kalepp, Harold (Barn Fire - 5 DEC 1963)

The large barn on the Harold Kalepp farm at Dorchester Corners, north of Highway 13, was completely destroyed by fire of undetermined origin Thursday morning.

Norman Danen, a neighbor, discovered the fire, which started on the north side of the building at 7:35 a.m., and gave immediate assistance. He was on his way to work.

The Abbotsford and the Dorchester fire departments responded to the call and confined their efforts to saving other buildings, as the fire was too far advanced..

Included in the loss were the barn, about 25 tons of hay, all of the mink supplies, a slef-propelled combine, the silo, and part of the machine shed..

A pony, house in the barn, was led to safety. No other livestock was kept in the barn at this time.

The loss, estimated by Mr. Kalepp at $10,000, is partially covered by insurance.



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