A fire in the northeastern North Dakota community of Larimore has destroyed a barn and killed some animals.

A fire in the northeastern North Dakota community of Larimore has destroyed a barn and killed some animals.

WDAZ-TV reports a passer-by who saw smoke coming from the barn alerted authorities to the blaze around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday.

The Larimore Volunteer Fire Department says the fire has killed two horses and some sheep.

The department says the blaze remains under investigation.