Early morning blaze ravages chicken farm in Petra Jaya

Fire engulfs chicken farm in Petra Jaya.

By DayakDaily Team

KUCHING, May 26: An early morning fire today damaged about 80 per cent of a chicken farm located along Jalan Matang near Taman Sri Harmony in Petra Jaya here.

According to the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba), the chicken farm had 11 chicken coops, one of which was burned, and it housed approximately 5,000 chickens.

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Bomba reported that they received a call about the incident at 7:11am, and firefighters from the Petra Jaya fire station were dispatched to the scene.

“Arriving at the fire scene, which involved a non-permanent structure chicken farm (400’ x 60’) that was 80 per cent burned.

“BBP Batu Lintang also responded to help put out the fire. Work to contain the spread of the fire is still ongoing,” it said.

Bomba also mentioned that the chicken farm covers a total area of 20 acres. — DayakDaily

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