Barn Fire Kills 5,000 Breeding Hens Near Steinbach

RCMP Crest LogoA barn fire Friday afternoon killed 5,000 breeding hens southeast of Steinbach.

Firefighters arrived on scene just before 3 p.m., where they found the building fully engulfed in flames.

The barn is a complete loss, but did not spread to neighbouring structures on the property.

No people were injured in the blaze.

The Office of the Fire Commissioner is investigating, but the cause does not appear to be suspicious.

— Staff


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