CHESTER, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A fast-moving barn fire killed nearly two dozen animals in Morris County on Sunday morning, authorities said.
Chester police say the fire broke out around 7:20 a.m. at a Pottersville Road site. It appears that a heat lamp sparked the blaze, but authorities say the investigation is ongoing.READ MORE: Scientists, Emergency Planners Conducting Air Flow Study In NYC This Week To Improve Response Protocols
NJ.com reported that three goats and 19 chickens were killed in the fire, which destroyed the barn and damaged part of a fence.READ MORE: City Panel Votes To Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue At City Hall
It wasn’t clear if any people were in the barn when the fire began, but no injuries were reported.MORE NEWS: Law Enforcement: Suspect Arrested In Killing Of New Rochelle Taxi Driver Was Wanted For Crimes In Multiple States
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