Crews spend hours battling chicken barn fire in Adams County

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TYRONE TOWNSHIP, Adams County, Pa. — Emergency crews spent hours battling a multi-alarm commercial chicken barn fire in Adams County on Saturday.

Emergency dispatchers say that crews were called to the 3700 block of Oxford Road, Tyrone Township around 5:48 a.m. on Saturday.

Crews from Adams, York, and Cumberland Counties were called upon to help put out the fire.

Officials say more than 100,000 chickens were killed in the fire.

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries. One was treated for heat exhaustion and the other for a possible laceration.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.