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Suspected Electrical Fire Kills 7,500 Turkeys

The fire broke out in a poultry barn and killed three-week-old turkeys.

An electrical problem is suspected in a fire that killed 7,500 turkeys in Minnesota. The fire broke out in a poultry barn and killed three-week-old turkeys, according to a report from the Star Tribune.

Officials suspect the fire was caused by an electrical problem because the owners said they could smell burning wiring. No people were injured. There was no immediate estimate on the value of the barn or the young turkeys.

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