Around 250 chickens perish in barn fire near Mountain Grove, Missouri

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MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. — Storms caused a barn to catch fire early Saturday morning.

According to the Mountain Grove Fire Department, the fire started at around 5 a.m. and the fire spread to a honey processing building.

The fire department says the fire was likely started by lightening hitting a piece of farming equipment. Around 250 chickens perished in the fire and some farming equipment was severely damaged.

However, firefighters were able to save the honey processing building.

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