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Thousands of turkeys die in Minnesota poultry farm fire

November 9, 2017

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A fire at a central Minnesota poultry farm has killed thousands of turkeys.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says the fire broke out about 1:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Martin Farm in Martin Township.

The sheriff’s office says about 6,000 turkeys died in the barn fire near Paynesville. The fire is under investigation.

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