Dairy Farm Fire & Explosion in Texas | About 18,000 Cattle are Killed in  Fire in Texas, USA

Around 18,000 cows were killed and one female employee was critically injured after a fire erupted inside a milking parlour.

This was the deadliest barn fire for cattle in Texas history.

Although the Texas fire officials are still investigating the incident, it might have taken place due to a farm equipment malfunction, which caused an explosion

USA Today said, " Most of the perished animals a mix of Holstein & Jersey cows - were in a large holding pen before being milked.

It added that each cow was worth approximately $ 2,000 and the deceased cows made up 90% of the farm's total herd.

As per AWI, around 6.5 million animals have died in barn fires in the country since 2013, of which were 7,385 were cows.