Fire officials: 2,000 Hemlock Hill Farm chickens killed during barn fire

The fire broke out at Hemlock Hill Farm at around 9:15 p.m. last night. Fire officials say multiple 200-pound propane tanks stored in the barn

The fire broke out Thursday night at the

The fire broke out Thursday night at the Hemlock Hills Farm in Cortlandt. (Credit: News 12)

CORTLANDT - Thousands of chickens were killed after a well-known chicken farm in Cortlandt went up in flames.

The fire broke out at Hemlock Hill Farm at around 9:15 p.m. last night. Fire officials say multiple 200-pound propane tanks stored in the barn hampered their efforts to put out the flames. The tanks exploded and burned during the fire.

The farm lost 2,000 of its chickens due to the fire. No humans were hurt by the flames, officials say.

Fire officials say there is no word yet on how the fire started.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Trending: 1 Trending: "Madonna" and "Tom Brady Coat"
Theresa Gorski's family took her off life support 2 Woman allegedly strangled by husband dies
Click PLAY for the latest weather forecast. 3 Westchester Weather Forecast
Fire officials say flames broke out in a 4 Fire turns deadly in Peekskill
Kristina's Korner tracks the 5 Trending: "Dogs Purpose Abuse?"

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE