28,000 chickens dead after fire in Upper Bern Township

UPPER BERN TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WPVI) -- Thousands of chickens were killed after a fire ripped through a Berks County property on Tuesday night.

The flames broke out around 7 p.m. on the 3000 block of Mountain Road in Upper Bern Township.

The inferno tore through a 300-foot-long chicken house.

Fire officials told Action News that 28,000 chickens died in the blaze.

No firefighters or farm workers were injured.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Thousands of chickens have died after a fire ripped through a Berks County property on Tuesday night.

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