Barn fire kills 37,000 chickens

By on April 30, 2014

LR20140501_CChicken House Fire 1A two-alarm blaze at an Elizabeth Township chicken farm killed 37,000 birds Tuesday. The fire was at a two-story chicken house owned by Nathan H. and Veronica L. Myer at 125 Blantz Road. A fire official reportedly said the cause was an electrical malfunction, adding that the building appears to be a total loss. The farm is located near the drained Speedwell Forge Lake and is south of Route 322.

Photo by Kirk Neidermyer

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