Stable fire kills 6 horses

March 10, 2012 8:15:29 PM PST
Investigators in far north suburban Round Lake are trying to determine the cause of a stable fire that killed six horses, including the grandson of Secretariat.

Firefighters rushed to the stable at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday. By the time they arrived, the stable was a total loss.

One firefighter suffered minor injuries trying to control the flames.

The homeowner was treated for smoke inhalation.

Investigators say this was a private barn. One of the horses that was killed was pregnant