Around 1,000 chickens died in a fire at a chicken ranch in Izumi, Kagoshima Prefecture, on Sunday morning.
According to police, the fire was reported at about 7:20 a.m. Sunday. NTV reported that firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze after 30 minutes.
The ranch has about 14,000 chickens and 1,000 died in the fire, police said. None of the ranch workers suffered any injuries.
Police said a defect in an electrical circuit of the heating unit may have been responsible for the fire.© Japan Today