BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — A flock of chickens was killed in an early Friday morning pole barn fire in Battle Creek.
Around 1:10 a.m., crews with the Battle Creek Fire Department were sent to Watkins Road near Helmer Road S after receiving reports about a pole barn fire.
Responding crews found a 40 x 60-foot pole barn fully engulfed in flames. Crews worked quickly to extinguish the fire.
The fire department said there was a chicken coop connected to the back of the barn. All the chickens died.
No one was hurt.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
The fire remains under investigation.