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Farm fire near La Porte City


LA PORTE CITY (KWWL) - A chicken shed caught fire at a farm just west of La Porte City Thursday afternoon.

Crews were called to 3838 East La Porte Road shortly before 12:30 Thursday afternoon.

La Porte City Fire Department crews were able to contain the fire to the one building.

The owner of the property told KWWL that twenty chickens were destroyed in the fire.

According to the owner, an electrical short likely caused the fire.

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