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12,000 chickens lost in fire at North Hall chicken house
Cause of blaze is under investigation
Chicken house
Hall County firefighters battle an early Tuesday fire at a North Hall chicken house. (Courtesy of Hall County Fire Services)

About 12,000 chickens were lost in an early Tuesday morning fire at a chicken house in North Hall.

Firefighters responded to the fire around 5:30 a.m. in the 4300 block of Autry Road, according to Zachary Brackett, Hall County Fire Services spokesman.

He said about 70 percent of the 50 X 500-foot chicken house was involved in the fire. The chicken house held about 15,000 chickens.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation, Brackett said.