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Fryeburg Fair Ready To Dedicate New Livestock Barn

FRYEBURG, Maine - Maine's largest agricultural fair is ready to dedicate a new livestock barn.The 120-by-240 building that's open for the first time at the Fryeburg Fair is housing 400 sheep and more than 80 cattle during this year's event.
The structure, the largest building on the historic fairgrounds, is being formally dedicated Tuesday.
It replaces a sheep barn and cattle shed that were destroyed by a fire in the summer of 2018. More than departments responded to the blaze, caused by an electrical malfunction.
The Fryeburg Fair began on Sunday and continues through this coming weekend. It's Maine's largest agricultural fair, and it's also the last fair of the season.