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Chicken House Fire Kills 37,000 Chicks

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Bridgewater, VA - 37,000 chicks were killed when a chicken house at a farm in Rockingham County caught fire. 

The fire broke out around 5 a.m. Saturday.
   
The family that lives on the farm says they were in bed when they got a fire temperature alarm.

When they checked the building they found the fire.
   
Officials say the cause of the fire hasn't been determined. 

But they believe it began in the utility room around a computer system that runs the heater.

 

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