Perdue Farms Pocomoke City, Maryland poultry research facility catches fire
POCOMOKE CITY, MD - Fire killed thousands of chicks at a Maryland poultry plant. The Daily Times reports It happened Wednesday at a Perdue Farms research facility in Pocomoke City. Fire officials told the Daily Times two buildings burned, with the smoke and flames killing about six-thousand chicks. No employees were on the site at the time. The fire's cause is under investigation.