SCOTT COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - According to Scott County Rural Fire Chief Jeremy Perrien, the fire department responded to a chicken house fire on Highway O near County Road 530 earlier this evening.
No cause how the fire started but lightning may have been a factor, as the fire started about the same time as a strong moved through.
About 75 feet of the structure was burned and several chickens died.
The fire was under control within an hour and a half.