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Thousands of turkeys die in Frazee fire

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FRAZEE, Minn. (AP) -- Thousands of young turkeys are dead after a fire near Frazee. Firefighters were called around 3 a.m. today to the New Life Farm, west of Frazee.


The fire broke out in a barn where 20,000 turkey chicks were placed Tuesday.

Damage to the barn was minimal, but Frazee Fire Chief Paul Thon says there was a substantial loss of young turkeys.

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