Officials say a fire at a Mount Vernon farm killed about 14,000 chickens that were about two weeks old. A Draper Valley Farms spokesman said the fire started in one of the farm’s chicken houses. Mount Vernon Fire Chief Bryan Brice said firefighters were called Monday evening to the blaze. He said it took about 45 minutes to get the fire under control because of difficulty accessing the structure.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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