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10,000 Turkeys Killed In Washington, Ind. Barn Fire

Posted: 2:33 PM, Dec 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-28 14:33:21-05

WASHINGTON, Ind. (WFIE) – 10,000 turkeys were killed in a barn fire in Daviess County, Indiana.

WFIE reports that the barn broke out in a barn south of Washington Township. The barn was fully engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived.

The main barn was destroyed, but fire crews say they were able to save two barns that were nearby.

Officials tell some of the turkeys were able to be moved to a different barn when the fire started, but about 10,000 turkeys were killed.

No people were hurt. The cause of the fire is under investigation.