Heat lamp sparks fire that killed chickens in coop

Published: Jan 20 2014 04:33:55 PM EST
Chicken coop fire

Nine chickens perished in a fire at a chicken coop in Berks County on Monday.

A heat lamp sparked the fire in the 500 block of Church Lane Road in Exeter Township, officials said.

Crews fought to keep the flames from spreading into the woods surrounding the coop, which was destroyed by the fire.