Alert neighbor reports fire at chicken coop

Posted at 9:52 AM, Feb 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-01 09:52:19-05

Firefighters in Niagara County are looking into what started a fire that damaged a barn and chicken coop.

The blaze broke out Saturday afternoon on Dewhirst Road in the Town of Royalton.

An alert neighbor called 911 after noticing the chicken coop caught fire. The flames later spread to the attached barn.

The homeowner was able to save all but one chicken from the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.




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