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UPDATE: 6,000 Chicks Die In Fire At Perdue Facility

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POCOMOKE CITY, Md. - Perdue has confirmed that the fire on Heather Lane near Pocomoke, is at a Perdue Research Facility.

The blaze ripped through 2 of the 10 chicken houses on the property, killing 6,000 chicks.

According to officials, the alarm went off at 3:15 PM, but workers had left the building at 2:00 PM.

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office is expecting to know what cause the fire, by Monday.

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