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Barn fire kills 25,000 chickens

Dec. 31, 2012, South Glengarry, Ont. - As many as 25,000 chickens are dead following a barn fire this weekend just east of Cornwall.

December 31, 2012 
By The Canadian Press

Firefighters were called to a building fully engulfed in flames in South Glengarry Township just before 6 p.m. Saturday.

Fire Chief Harold Harvey says it's believed something went wrong with the heating or electrical system inside the barn.

Damage is estimated to be at least $200,000.

The Ontario Office of the Fire Marshal has been notified.


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