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Chickens perish as 8 departments respond to barn fire in Sheboygan County, WI | By Sgt. Erik Linton

April 4, 2024 – Sheboygan, WI – On Thursday April 4, 2024, at approximately 5:03 p.m., the Sheboygan County Emergency Communications Department received a 911 call regarding a barn fire at W9152 Chickadee DR, in the Town of Greenbush. Caller stated a single barn was on fire which housed approximately 30 chickens and was close to two additional barns.

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When deputies arrived, the barn was fully engulfed. No additional buildings were damaged. The fire appears to have been caused by a faulty heat lamp. The barn is considered a total loss. No persons were injured during this incident.

The following public safety agencies assisted with this incident: Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department, Fire Departments from; Greenbush, Plymouth, Cascade, Elkhart Lake, Glenbeulah, St. Cloud, Mt. Calvary, St. Anna, Glenbeulah first responders, and Orange Cross Ambulance.

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