Fire damages poultry farm in Jones County

Photo from Jones County Fire Council
Photo from Jones County Fire Council

JONES COUNTY (WDAM) - Quick responses from volunteer firefighters save a commercial poultry farm.

Officials at the Jones County Fire Council, which provided the photo for this story, say firefighters were dispatched to the farm on Jessie Byrd Road early Wednesday morning. The poultry house was filled with heave smoke and flames.

A sheriff's department fire investigator determined an electrical short caused the fire at the farm, owned by Cindy Bolivar. There is estimated to be approximately $20,000 in damage.

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