Oxford County barn fire kills 22,000 chickens
Published Monday, September 7, 2015 12:05PM EDT
Last Updated Monday, September 7, 2015 6:32PM EDT
A barn on a large poultry farm in Zorra Township was completely destroyed by fire on Sunday.
Oxford County OPP say a resident on the property discovered the fire around 6:30 p.m.
Approximately 22,000 chickens housed in the large aluminum sided barn were all lost.
No people were injured in the fire.
Firefighters from Zorra, Embro, Thamesford, Uniondale and Hickson all responded to the fire.
Police say it remains under investigation, but they don’t believe it is suspicious.