Warmth lamp causes rooster pen hearth in Berks

WASHINGTON TWP., Pa – A warmth lamp induced a storage filled with chickens to catch hearth Saturday morning, officers mentioned. 

A household on Weisstown Street reported smoke coming from the indifferent storage they had been utilizing to lift rooster about 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. The Japanese Berks Hearth Division responded and was capable of comprise the hearth and put it out with no human accidents. Nonetheless, 12 chickens had been killed within the blaze. 

In accordance with officers, it looks as if a warmth lamp could have been set too near the wooden chippings used to line the rooster pens, inflicting them to ignite.  

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