Estimated 28,000 chickens die in barn fire

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(CNN) – A fire wiped out thousands of chickens at a Pennsylvania barn. 

The flames broke out at a chicken house in Upper Bern Township Tuesday night. 

There are conflicting reports on the number of chickens killed, but officials estimate about 28,000 chickens died in the blaze.

The chicken house held up to 30,000 chickens.

No farm workers or firefighters were hurt.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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