Himachal Pradesh fire: About 5,000 broiler chickens kept in a poultry farm in Himachal Pradesh’s Hamirpur were burnt in a fire that broke out on Wednesday (December 27) night. The incident occurred late at night and the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
There were about 12,000 broiler chickens on the farm. The poultry farm’s owner Jagtar Singh claimed that he suffered losses in lakhs.
Batan Singh, in-charge of the Bijhri fire station, said that about 5,000 small and big chickens were burnt in the fire while the property of the farm was also been damaged.
Police have registered a case and further investigation is on.
Source – indiatvnews