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Fire kills dozens of horses at facility owned by NJ man

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ORANGE COUNTY -

The cause of a fire that killed two dozen horses at a training facility owned by a Franklin Lakes man is still unknown.

The fire happened early Saturday in Orange County, New York.

A worker woke up to find flames tearing through a stable at Mount Hope Training Center.

The facility is owned by Rich Banca, who trains harness racing horses who run at the Meadowlands.

Thirty horses were safely evacuated from a nearby barn.

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