FRAZEE, Minn. - A barn fire killed as many as 8,000 turkeys on a northern Minnesota farm near Frazee.
WDAY-TV reports that the blaze began about 7 a.m. Thursday and quickly engulfed the building.
Firefighters worked to save nearby barns that also were full of birds.
It is estimated between 6,000 and 8,000 adult turkeys were lost in this fire, costing New Life Farms of Perham, tens of thousands of dollars.
The cause of the fire wasn't immediately determined. The state fire marshal's office will investigate.