CAROLINE COUNTY, Md. — Nearly 16,000 chickens perished in a fire in Caroline County on Friday.
According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal, the fire which took an hour and a half to control was discovered by a passerby.
The fire took place on 3640 Pepper Road in Federalsburg and the estimated loss of the structure and its contents is around $200,000.
At this time, the cause is currently under investigation. If you have any information on the fire, contact the Upper Eastern Regional Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-822-7609.