A fire devastated a chicken barn killing 6

6,000 chickens lost in Chilliwack barn fire

Early morning barn fire claims 6,000 chickens on Keith Wilson Road




Chilliwack firefighters were still on scene Wednesday following an early morning fire that killed an estimated 6,000 chickens in a barn off Keith Wilson Road.

The fire broke out around 1:30 a.m. and the barn was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived.

Crews were able to contain the blaze and keep it from spreading to adjacent barns.

However, approximately 6,000 chickens were lost, officials said.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Watch www.theprogress.com for more information as it becomes available.

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