Scott County chicken house burns down

Scott County chicken house burns down
Fire Stock Photo (Source: AP)

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.

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