(VILLISCA) A fire damaged a building at Sunbest-Papettie Farms near Villisca early this morning.
Montgomery County Emergency Management says Villisca and Stanton Firefighters were called to 2975 South 265th Street just after 5:30 am. The fire was quickly contained by Villisca Firefighters to the east end of the south building before it spread throughout the entire structure or endangered other buildings in the complex. The majority of the damage was contained to the east end of the building.
Several chickens perished in teh fire from smoke inhalation. No other injuries were reported. Crews were on scene for roughly three hours. Cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Montgomery County EMA