May 28, 2024

 

Fire causes death of 5,000 chickens at farm in Jalan Matang, Malaysia

 

 

 

Some 5,000 chickens were killed when one of the 11 chicken coops at a poultry farm in Jalan Matang, Malaysia, was destroyed in a fire on May 26.

 

Two teams of 16 firefighters were deployed to fight the fire.

 

"Upon arrival at the scene, the team found that the fire was raging in one of the chicken coops. There are a total of 11 coops on the approximately eight-hectare farm, and only one was destroyed in the fire," the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) said in a statement.

 

It further stated that an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the incident and estimate the losses suffered by the farmer.

 

- New Straits Times

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