TOWN OF GENESSEE (WKOW) – An overnight fire
in Waukesha County has destroyed a barn and killed thousands of pheasant
Authorities say the fire at Wern Valley
Pheasant Farm in the Town of Genessee started shortly before 3 a.m. on
Tuesday. The blaze destroyed one barn
and damaged another.
According to our affiliate, WISN-TV, at least
20 area fire departments responded to the five-alarm fire.
The farm's owner says heaters were being used
to keep the pheasant chicks warm. Authorities
say they are investigating that as a possible source of the fire.
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