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Thousands of chickens die in Abbotsford barn fire

By CBC News   

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June 8, 2017, Abbotsford, B.C. – Tens of thousands of chickens have died in an Abbotsford, B.C., barnfire.

Firefighters were called to the property in the Ross Road area around 1 p.m Tuesday. They arrived to find the two-storey barn fully engulfed by “flames from one end to the other.”

Assistant fire chief said there were around 25,000 chickens inside. READ MORE


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